Fresno still has a neighborhood officially called Chinatown, near downtown.
However, most of its Chinese businesses and architecture are gone.
There was a Chinatown in Eureka, which was established around the 1880s.
Historically speaking, many of these Chinatowns were formed in the 1800s and have served as ethnic enclaves.
Chinatowns in the United States have historically been located in the "big cities" such as New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Chicago and existed initially as enclaves that ease transition into the American culture.
The earliest Chinatowns tended to be on the west coast while the newer ones are being built in lesser profile cities as opportunities shift.
As the migration trends toward returning to China, many Chinatowns, especially smaller ones like the one in Washington DC, begin to lose their initial mission.
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