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San Joaquin County, California


Land of Peaches and Cream

Page Contents for Escalon, California

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Escalon is approximately 7,257 (2006), 7132 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,132 (2000), 2476 (2010).
The amount of land area in Escalon is 5.3 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Escalon is 2.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.024 sq kilometers.
The distance from Escalon to Washington DC is 2495 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 55 miles. (as the crow flies)
Escalon is positioned 37.78 degrees north of the equator and 120.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Escalon elevation is 117 feet above sea level.
Escalon median income is $ 59,600 (2005).
The Escalon median home price is $ 383,900 (2005).
Escalon average annual rainfall is 12 inches per year


about nine miles from Modesto in the central valley of California. Other nearby communities include Del Rio, Riverbank, Salida, Farmington, Oakdale, Ripon and Empire

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History & History Related Items

Escalon was first settled in 1852 when John Wheeler Jones came to homestead a piece of land. The name is Spanish for stair step. The history of the area is mainly agricultural. This is reflected by its motto of Land of Peaches and Cream.

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The incorporation of Escalon

March 12, 1957


Market on Main
A Farmers Market type event on Thursday evenings from June through August. Each week has a theme. Come and enjoy!
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Escalon City Government

City of Escalon
1854 Main St
P.O. Box 248
Escalon, CA 95320

Escalon Fire District
1749 Coley Ave.
Escalon, CA 95320
Business Phone: 209-838-7500 (non-emergency)

Escalon Chamber

Escalon Chamber Of Commerce
1760 Main Street
Escalon, CA 95320
Phone: 209-838-2793

Escalon Community News

Escalon Times
Local Newspaper
122 South Third Avenue
Oakdale, CA 95361
Phone: (209) 847-3021

Escalon Organizations

Escalon Chamber Of Commerce
1760 Main Street
Escalon, CA 95320
Phone: 209-838-2793

Escalon Libraries

Escalon Branch Library of the Stockton-SanJoaquin County Public Library System.
1540 Second St.
Escalon, CA 95320

Escalon Schools

Escalon Unified School District
1520 Yosemite Avenue
Escalon CA 95320 Escalon


The population of Escalon was:
1990 - 4,437
2000 - 5,963
2006 - 7,257
Median age:
2000 - 35.5 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 49,797
2005 - $ 59,600

Median house value:
2000 - $ 144,000
2005 - $ 383,900

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