Sanger became a center for shipping grain, citrus and lumber from the nearby mountains. When the depot was retired, it was the oldest building in the city and was donated to the Sanger Historical Society which turned it into the Sanger Depot Museum in 1977.
The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Sanger is 1 in 55. Based on FBI crime data, Sanger is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California , Sanger has a crime rate that is higher than 44% of the state’s cities and towns of all sizes.
On October 1, 1949, Sanger , California was recognized by the Post Office Department as the Nation’s Christmas Tree City . Because of such dedication, and because of the work done and interest shown by the citizens of Sanger , California, the Nation’s Christmas Tree has become known nationally and internationally.
Distance between Sanger and Fresno is 20 kilometers (12 miles). Driving distance from Sanger to Fresno is 24 kilometers (15 miles).
The National Christmas Tree is a large evergreen tree located in the northeast quadrant of The Ellipse near the White House in Washington, D.C. Each year since 1923, the tree has been decorated as a Christmas tree.