Fowler (formerly, Fowler's Switch) is a small town in Fresno County, California, United States. It is located within the San Joaquin Valley. It has a strong agricultural community, with lush grape vineyards and expansive farmland. Fowler is located 11 miles (18 km) southeast of downtown Fresno, at an elevation of 308 feet (94 m).
January 1, 2006 State of California Department of Finance Information for Fowler:
Number of Housing Units: 1,519
Median Household Income: $35,280
Fowler's first post office opened in 1882. Fowler was incorporated May 26, 1908. The community was named for rancher Thomas Fowler, early 1870s California state senator.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km²), all of it land.