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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Lathrop is approximately 14,924 (2006), 18023 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,991 (2000), 4782 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lathrop is 16.818 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Lathrop is 16.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lathrop to Washington DC is 2511 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 48 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lathrop is positioned 37.82 degrees north of the equator and 121.27 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lathrop elevation is 26 feet above sea level.
Lathrop per capita income is $ 16,032 (2000).
Lathrop average annual rainfall is 11.4 inches per year
Lathrop average temperature is 61.5 degrees F.


11 miles from Stockton in Central California. Sacramento is just 58 miles from here. Other nearby communities include French Camp, Manteca, Taft Mosswood, Kennedy, Garden Acres, Country Club and Tracy.

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moderate. Temperatures usually range from an average low in winter of 38 F. and an average high in summer of about 94 F. The all-time high was 61 F. in 2006
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History & History Related Items

Lathrop was known as Wilsons Station when it was founded by the railroad on 1 August 1887. It was later named for Charles Lathrop. He was the brother in law of city founder, Leland Stanford.

Try this page about historic Lathrop.
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The incorporation of Lathrop

1 July 1989


Baccara, Philippines is the Sister City for Lathrop.

Lathrop is a designated City of Trees.
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Lathrop City Government

City Of Lathrop
390 Towne Centre Dr.
Lathrop, CA 95330
Phone: 209-941-7200

Lathrop Chamber

Lathrop District Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 313
Lathrop, California 95330
Ph: 209-858-4486

Lathrop Organizations

Lathrop District Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 313
Lathrop, California 95330
Ph: 209-858-4486

Lathrop Schools

Manteca Unified School District
2901 E Louise Ave
Lathrop, CA 95330
Phone: 209-825-3200

Lathrop Elementary School
721 Thomsen Rd.
Lathrop, CA 95330-9135
Phone: 209-858-3053 Lathrop


On October 7, 1997, the City of Lathrop annexed approximately 6800 acres into the City limits. This area will have 4 amusement parks, 3 professional golf courses, commercial, resort hotels, and Residential homes.

Lathrop is located in the Pacific Time Zone and does participate in Daylight Savings time.

The population of Lathrop was:
1990 - 9,000
2000 - 10,445
2003 - 12,181
2006 - 14,924
Median age:
2000 - 30.0 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 55,037
2005 - $ 65,800

Median house value:
2000 - $ 150,600
2005 - $ 401,500

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