Ripon California Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Ripon, California Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, Advertising
      		        KEY TO THE CITY - USA City Directory Top USA City Resource Guide 

Home

US Facts

Footsteps of
History

It Happened Here

Mottos, Slogans
and Nicknames

Noted Notables

Search


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For

Ripon

San Joaquin County,

California

Zip Code


The California state capital is Sacramento.


What would you like to know about Ripon

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Ripon Government

Ripon Chamber of Commerce.

Ripon Community events.

Ripon Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Ripon Libraries.

Ripon Schools.



Zip Codes

95366

Return to Index

Statistics & Facts

The population of Ripon is approximately 14,500 (2007), 14297 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,567 (1990), 4855 (2010).

The amount of land area in Ripon is 7.375 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Ripon is 4.10 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.186 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ripon to Washington DC is 2503 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 56 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ripon is positioned 37.73 degrees north of the equator and 121.12 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Ripon elevation is 62 feet above sea level.
Ripon median income is $68,200 (2005).

The Ripon median home price is $443,800 (2005).

Ripon miscellany.

Return to Index

Location

Ripon location: in the middle of the California Central San Joaquin Valley, near Stockton and Lodi. Yosemite is a two hour drive from Ripon. Other nearby communities include Salida, Manteca, Del Rio, Escalon, West Modesto, Riverdale Park, Modesto and Lathrop.

Return to Index

Climate & Weather

The climate for Ripon is hot and dry in the summer and cool and moist in the winter
The weather in Ripon is moderate. The temperature extremes range from 110 to around 26 degrees F. Most of the rainfall comes between October and March.
Ripon average annual precipitation is 13 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 45 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 80 degrees F.
Return to Index

History & History Related Items

Ripon history:

Here is a history page for Ripon.

The area was first known as Murphy's Ferry in 1850. Then, in 1857, W.H. Hughes bought up the property and began what was knokwn as Stanislaus City. A right-of-way was given to the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1872 and the area was again renamed as Stanislaus Station. Amplias B. Crooks came in 1874 from Ripon, Wisconsin. He didn't like the name of Stanislaus Station, so he changed it to Ripon after his hometown. The name was officially changed on 21 December 1874. After years of growth, Ripon was finally incorporated in 1945.
Return to Index

Attractions

Ripon attractions:

Almond Blossom Festival held the last weekend in February each year with a parade, crafts, rides, food and more.
For more information, please call (209) 599-7519

Main Street Day held the second Saturday in October each year with sidewalk sales, crafts, food, health fair, community yard sale.
For more information on "Main Street" booths, call (209) 599-7519
For information about the Community Yard Sale, call (209) 599-2108

See Photographs of Ripon.

Return to Index


Contribute information free for this community or any other community in the USA

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Learn how to advertise on Key to the City

Choose a new community in the state of California

To go to a new state, choose the States page
To choose another state, go to the State page.
Return to the Top USA City Directory and US City Resource Guide - Key to the City

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! We'll leave the light on for you!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search