About This Place
Friant (formerly, Converse Ferry, Jones Ferry, Hamptonville, and Pollasky) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fresno County, California, United States. The population was 549 at the 2010 census, down from 778 at the 2000 census. Friant is located 11.5 miles (19 km) north of Clovis, at an elevation of 344 feet (105 m).
Friant is located at 36°59′16″N 119°42′43″W / 36.98778°N 119.71194°W / 36.98778; -119.71194. The CDP is located along the banks of the San Joaquin River and at the base of Friant Dam and Millerton Lake.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km²), of which 96.2% is land and 3.8% is water.