Welcome to Selma, the
“Raisin Capital of the World!”
Selma is a rapidly growing community of
over 23,000, located in the central San
Selma is widely known for its small town
charm as well as its big city
development. Team Selma, an economic
development partnership comprised of
public and private entities, spreads the
welcome mat for potential business
owners and developers with phenomenal
Selma’s location, at the crossroads of
State Routes 99 and 43, makes it a
regional hub for southeast Fresno County
as well as neighboring Tulare and Kings
for Information about Upcoming and
Selma Arts Center
1935 High Street ~ Downtown
Check the Selma Arts page for upcoming plays, concerts
and other arts related events.
by renowned architect, Arthur Dyson, this new performing
and visual arts center will be the focal point and
destination for downtown Selma.
are available by
Grape vines sprout new
leaves and fruit trees blossom during Selma's temperate
Selma has an industrial space
available for most any type of business and industrial
land available for development.
Both new and long-time residents are
discovering and rediscovering the joys of living in this
delightful community. Selma provides an ideal location for
shopping in its beautiful downtown and other shopping
centers. Many new car dealerships also add to its
Countless events offered through the
City, the Chamber of Commerce, schools, churches and other
community groups make Selma a great place to live, work
Thank you for visiting
our website and again, welcome to our city!
City Hall - 1710 Tucker
Street, Selma CA 93662 Phone #
(559) 891-2200 / FAX # 896-1068
Fireworks are synonymous with our
celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the
thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. 240
people on average go the emergency room
every day with fireworks-related injuries in
the month around the July 4th holiday.
Remember, fireworks can be dangerous,
causing serious burn and eye injuries. You
can help us prevent fireworks-related
injuries and deaths. How? By working with a
national, state or local organization where
you live to promote fireworks safety in your
Follow these safety tips when using
Never allow young children to play with or
Avoid buying fireworks that are packaged
in brown paper because this is often a
sign that the fireworks were made for
professional displays and that they could
pose a danger to consumers.
Always have an adult supervise fireworks
activities. Parents don't realize that
young children suffer injuries from
sparklers. Sparklers burn at temperatures
of about 2,000 degrees - hot enough to
melt some metals.
Never place any part of your body directly
over a fireworks device when lighting the
fuse. Back up to a safe distance
immediately after lighting fireworks.
Never try to re-light or pick up fireworks
that have not ignited fully.
Never point or throw fireworks at another
Keep a bucket of water or a garden hose
handy in case of fire or other mishap.
Light fireworks one at a time, then move
Never carry fireworks in a pocket or shoot
them off in metal or glass containers.
After fireworks complete their burning,
douse the spent device with plenty of
water from a bucket or hose before
discarding it to prevent a trash fire.
Make sure fireworks are legal in your area
before buying or using them.