Stockton is located in the north central part of California, 83 freeway miles east of the San Francisco Bay area and 40 miles south of Sacramento, the State Capitol. The Stockton area boasts 1,000 miles of waterways for recreation.
Stockton is San Joaquin County's seat and is located in the heart of the fertile Central Valley of California, giving Stockton an ideal central location within the state. Stockton has a comfortable, affordable, California lifestyle enriched by the pleasures of metropolitan living without congestion, overcrowding and expense.
There is an abundance of recreational, cultural and educational opportunities in the City of Stockton. Finding something to do on the weekend, or during the week for that matter, is certainly not a problem. Whether your interest is sports, arts and entertainment, festivals, golfing, or dining out -- there is something here for everyone.