Stockton, California

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Stockton, California
City of Stockton
Hotel Stockton - Stockton, CA (cropped).JPG
Commercial & Savings Bank - Stockton, CA.jpgFox California Theater - Stockton, CA.jpg
Downtown Stockton California.jpgUOP-burnstower.jpg
Clockwise: Hotel Stockton; Fox Theatre; University of the Pacific; Downtown Stockton; Commercial & Savings Bank.
Flag of Stockton, California
Flag
Official seal of Stockton, California
Seal
Nickname(s): 
'"Tuleburg", "Mudville", "California's Sunrise Seaport". "Port City". "Asparagus Capital of America",
Motto(s): 
"Stockton: All American City"[1]
Location in San Joaquin County and the State of California
Location in San Joaquin County and the State of California
Stockton is located in the United States
Stockton
Stockton
Location in the contiguous United States
Coordinates: 37°58′32″N 121°18′03″W / 37.97556°N 121.30083°W / 37.97556; -121.30083Coordinates: 37°58′32″N 121°18′03″W / 37.97556°N 121.30083°W / 37.97556; -121.30083
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
RegionSan Joaquin Valley
CountySan Joaquin
IncorporatedJuly 23, 1850[2]
Named forRobert F. Stockton
Government
 • TypeCity Manager-Council[3]
 • MayorKevin J. Lincoln, II (R)
 • City councilSol Jobrack[4]
Daniel Wright[5]
Paul Canepa[6]
Susan Lenz[7]
Christina Fugazi[8]
Kimberly Warmsley[9]
 • City managerHarry E. Black[10]
 • State senatorCathleen Galgiani (D)[11]
 • AssemblymemberSusan Eggman (D)[11]
Area
 • City65.25 sq mi (169.01 km2)
 • Land62.17 sq mi (161.02 km2)
 • Water3.08 sq mi (7.99 km2)  4.76%
Elevation13 ft (4 m)
Population
 • City291,707
 • Estimate 
(2019)
312,697
 • Rank1st in San Joaquin County
13th in California
62nd in the United States
 • Density5,029.63/sq mi (1,941.96/km2)
 • Metro
726,126
Demonym(s)Stocktonian
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
95201–95213, 95215, 95219, 95267, 95269, 95296–95297
Area code209
FIPS code06-75000
GNIS feature IDs1659872, 2411987
Websitewww.stocktongov.com

Stockton is a city in northern California. It is located on the San Joaquin River in the northern San Joaquin Valley. In 2019, it had an estimated population of 312,697. Stockton is the 13th largest city in California and the 62nd largest city in the United States.

In 2012, the city went bankrupt.[15] The city was no longer bankrupt in February 2015.

References[change | change source]

  1. "AAC Winners by State and City". National Civic League. Retrieved May 4, 2013.
  2. "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived from the original (Word) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  3. "City Council". City of Stockton. Retrieved February 13, 2015.
  4. "City Council District 1 Councilmember Jobrack". City of Stockton. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  5. "City Council District 2 Councilmember Wright". City of Stockton. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  6. "City Council District 3 Councilmember Canepa". City of Stockton. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  7. "City Council District 4 Councilmember Lenz". City of Stockton. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  8. "City Council District 5 Councilmember Fugazi". City of Stockton. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  9. "City Council District 6 Councilmember Warmsley". City of Stockton. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  10. "The City Manager". City of Stockton, CA. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Archived from the original on February 1, 2015. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  12. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  13. "Stockton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  14. "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Stockton city, California". Census Bureau QuickFacts. Retrieved June 27, 2018.
  15. "How Stockton went broke: A 15-year spending binge". Reuters. July 3, 2012. Retrieved November 16, 2019.