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Stockton
San Joaquin County, California

ZipCodes
95202, 95203, 95204, 95205, 95206, 95207, 95209, 95210, 95212, 95215, 95219

Motto
The Hub of the California Heartland
California's Sunrise Seaport



Page Contents for Stockton, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Stockton is approximately 299,000 2007, 291707 2010.
The approximate number of families is 82,842 2000, 90605 2010.
The amount of land area in Stockton is 136.151 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Stockton is 60.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.454 sq kilometers.
The distance from Stockton to Washington DC is 2513 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 37 miles. (as the crow flies)
Stockton is positioned 37.96 degrees north of the equator and 121.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Stockton elevation is 0-32 feet above sea level range. The average elevation is 15 feet above sea level. the elevation at City Hall is 11.5 feet above sea level.
Stockton median income is $ 41,118 2005.
The Stockton median home price is $ 341,800 2005.
Stockton average annual rainfall is 13.95 inches per year
Stockton average annual precipitation is 13.95 inches peryear.
Stockton average temperature is 63 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 45.2 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 59.0 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 78.0 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 64.6 degrees F.

Location

In California's central valley, south of Sacramento on Hwy 99. We are only 45 miles south of Sacramento and 60 miles east of California's Bay Area. Other nearby communities include Country Club, August, Lincoln Village, Taft Mosswood, Kennedy, Garden Acres, Morada and French Camp.
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Climate


temperate, with warm dry days and cool nights in the summer. Winter is usually mild with rare freezing temperatures. Some light rain falls during the winter months.
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Weather


mild winters and warm summers. Here is a current weather page for Stockton.
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History & History Related Items

Stockton is an inland deep-water port, connected to San Francisco via a 78 mile channel. It began as a "gold town" and was known as the "city of the Thousand Tents." After artificial irrigation came into the area, the city blossomed with residents, agriculture and industry.

Here is a history page for Stockton.
Stockton was founded in 1849 by a German immigrant, Charles M. Weber, who acquired over 49,000 acres of land through a Spanish land grant. Weber named the new community Stockton to honor Commodore Robert F. Stockton. An interesting note - Stockton was the first community in the state to have an American name! Stockton was also previously known as Tuleberg and Mudville!
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The founding of Stockton

1849

The incorporation of Stockton

July 23, 1850


Attractions

Stockton was an "All American City" in 1999

California Delta Chambers
1,000 miles of waterways
14900 W. Hwy 12, Suite C-2
Lodi, CA 95242

Stockton Asparagus Festival held each year in April in Stockton

The San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum

Things to do in the Stockton area.

See Photographs of Stockton.

This page lists the many great things about Stockton.
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Stockton City Government

The City of Stockton
425 N. El Dorado Street
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: 209-937-8212

Stockton is the county seat of San Joaquin County



The Stockton Metropolitan Airport
Phone: 209 468-4700



COUNTY GOVERNMENT


San Joaquin County Clerk
24 S Hunter St # 304
Stockton, CA 95202-3225
Phone: 209-468-2362

Stockton Historical Events

2008
The Stockton Symphony is the third oldest professional orchestra in the state. It was founded in 1926.
2007
Real Estate Crash of 2007
The city was greatly affected by the collapse of the sub-prime lending market this year. The city had one out of every thirty homes listed for foreclosure. Stockton led the country as the city forecast to have a decline in the median existing house price.

Stockton Chamber

Greater Stockton Chamber Of Commerce
445 W Weber Ave # 220
Stockton, CA 95203
Phone: 209-547-2770


Chamber Of Commerce
343 E Main St
Stockton, CA 95202-2905
Phone: 209-943-6117


Chamber Of Commerce
11 S San Joaquin St
Stockton, CA 95202-3202
Phone: 209-466-7222


Chamber Of Commerce
46 W Fremont St
Stockton, CA 95202-1955
Phone: 209-943-1987

Stockton Organizations

Greater Stockton Chamber Of Commerce
445 W Weber Ave # 220
Stockton, CA 95203
Phone: 209-547-2770


Chamber Of Commerce
343 E Main St
Stockton, CA 95202-2905
Phone: 209-943-6117


Chamber Of Commerce
11 S San Joaquin St
Stockton, CA 95202-3202
Phone: 209-466-7222


Chamber Of Commerce
46 W Fremont St
Stockton, CA 95202-1955
Phone: 209-943-1987

Stockton Schools

The Stockton area is served by three school districts:
Lodi Unified School District
Lincoln Unified School District
The Stockton School District



HIGHER EDUCATION


The University of the Pacific
Three campuses to serve you: San Francisco - Dentistry; Stockton - Undergraduate/graduate and Sacramento - Law.


San Joaquin Delta College Stockton

Miscellany

The population of Stockton was:
1890 - 14,424
1900 - 17,506
1920 - 40,296
1930 - 47,690
1950 - 70,853
1960 - 86,321
1970 - 109,963
1980 - 148,283
1990 - 210,943
1998 - 241,058
1999 - 243,700
2000 - 250,576
2007 - 290,141
2007 - 299,000

Number of Housing units:
2000 - 82,842



Median age:
2000 - 29.8 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 35,453
2005 - $ 41,118

Median house value:
2000 - $ 119,500
2003 - $ 247,000
2005 - $ 341,800

Stockton rank 12th in size for communities in the state of California 1999



There are 680 miles of public streets in Stockton!

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