California Counties

San Joaquin County, California


Largest city: Stockton
San Joaquin County Population (2010) 694,293

San Joaquin County Cities & Towns

San Joaquin County California Top 10 Farm Crops Annually

San Joaquin County is on a growth path with new sports and museum structures plus many attractions and events geared toward growth and designed to attract a tourism base. Look toward this county not far from the San Francisco bay area and Sacramento for continued growth in decades to come. The next largest cities with populations over 50,000 in San Joaquin County include Tracy, Lodi and Manteca.

San Joaquin County boasts seven cities and some of the finest opportunities in the state for boating, fishing and camping. The county is one of the most agriculturally rich regions in California and is the number one producer, statewide, of asparagus. Twenty-four thousand acres of county farmland is dedicated to production of this crop. In recent years, the leading crop in the county has been wine grapes, and wineries and vineyards have sprung up from Stockton to Lodi.

The history of San Joaquin County When California became a State of the Union and 27 counties were created on February 18, 1850, San Joaquin County was launched as one of the original counties. Stockton is the County Seat and a Port of Entry. San Joaquin name comes from Joachim and has religious significance. A Spanish lieutenant named Marago in 1813 explored the " Valle de los Tulares. " A little stream that in the Sierra Nevadas that emptied into Buena Vista lake received the name, San Joaquin.

Chambers of Commerce and Visitors Services

Clements Lockeford Chamber of Commerce - The chamber of commerce sponsors many events that bring people to our area from all over California and Nevada.
Downtown Stockton Alliance -
The Downtown Stockton Alliance is a non-profit, property based improvement district responsible for promoting, developing, and maintaining downtown Stockton.
Stockton Chamber of Commerce -
The mission of the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce is to aggressively develop and promote an economically vibrant business community.
Lodi Chamber of Commerce
The Lodi District Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving our members, influencing public policy and fostering a climate in which business and industry can operate profitably.
Manteca Chamber of Commerce -
The Manteca Chamber of Commerce is organized to advance the economic well-being and uniqueness of the Manteca area so that its citizens and all of the business community shall prosper.
Stockton Convention and Visitor's Bureau -
Whether you there for business or pleasure, visiting friends or family, or just passing through, discover the many wonders of Stockton.
Tracy Chamber of Commerce -
As the largest local business organization, the Tracy Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping businesses thrive in today's competitive market.

San Joaquin Museums, Arts and Entertainment

Haggin Museum is an art and history museum.

Bob Hope Theatre is a wonderful space in Stockton to enjoy not only local arts productions, film, dance, comedy and Broadway type of entertainment, but also the latest in top name musical entertainment.

Pixie Woods Amusement Park

Visit Stockton's own fairyland for the 'young in age and the young at heart.

San Joaquin County Fairgrounds

The San Joaquin County Historical Museum reveals the fascinating history of the region, from the Yokuts and Miwok through Captain Charles Weber (founder of Stockton and first farmer in the area) and the development of modern agriculture.

Stockton Civic Theatre Stockton Civic Theatre is an important part of San Joaquin County's history and future--a regional showplace for great works of performing art that influence and enhance the lives of the residents of California's Great Central Valley.


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