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Stockton

San Joaquin County,

California

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The Hub of the California Heartland
California's Sunrise Seaport


The California state capital is Sacramento.


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Zip Codes

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

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Stockton is approximately 299,000 (2007).
The approximate number of families is 82,842 (2000).

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).

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Location

Stockton 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 & Weather

The climate for Stockton is 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.
The weather in Stockton is mild winters and warm summers. Here is a current weather page for Stockton.
Stockton average annual rainfall is 13.95 inches per year
Stockton average annual precipitation is 13.95 inches per year.
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.

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History & History Related Items

Stockton history:

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.

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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!
The founding of Stockton: 1849
The incorporation date of Stockton: July 23, 1850

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Attractions

Stockton 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

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