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Bass Lake is a census-designated place in Madera County, California. It is located 4.5mi southeast of Yosemite Forks, at an elevation of 3415 feet (1041 m). The population was 527 at the 2010 census.Bass Lake is situated in the Sierra National Forest approximately 14mi from the south entrance of Yosemite National Park. Established in 1895 as Bass Lake Village, the community grew up around the newly created Bass Lake Reservoir that supplied the first hydroelectric generating project in Central California. Much of the community and the reservoir is devoted to the tourism industry.The original post office at Bass Lake opened in 1912.The ZIP Codes for Bass Lake are 93604 and 93669, and is in the 559 area code.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has an area of 2.493sqmi, 1.926sqmi of it land, and 0.567sqmi of it (22.73%) water.DemographicsThe 2010 United States Census reported that Bass Lake had a population of 527. The population density was 211.4 people per square mile (81.6/km²). The racial makeup of Bass Lake was 503 (95.4%) White, 1 (0.2%) African American, 10 (1.9%) Native American, 1 (0.2%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 2 (0.4%) from other races, and 10 (1.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22 persons (4.2%).Add Bass Lake and other destinations in United States to your travel itinerary using our United States route planner.
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