Manteca Community Info & Background for Manteca Homes
Considered the "Crossroads of California," Manteca is located about 75 miles due east of San Francisco in the San Joaquin Valley just off of Interstate 5, which runs north/south from Mexico to Canada. It is halfway between Modesto and Stockton. This family community is part of California's Great Central Valley?a prosperous agricultural area. Real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums, townhomes, and a limited amount of land for custom building. The population of approximately 64,000 enjoys 34 parks, a library, movie theatre, 18-hole golf course, eight tennis courts and three community swimming pools. There are a number of river resorts nearby that offer boating and fishing.
Founded in 1918 as an agricultural town, Manteca has become a bedroom community and commuter town for industrial and high-tech businesses located west of the Altamont Pass. The city offers a high quality of life with affordable housing, a small-town atmosphere and award-winning schools. Education facilities include 15 elementary schools and three high schools. Post-secondary educational opportunities include CSU Stanislaus (Stockton & Turlock), Chapman University (Modesto), Andon College (Stockton), and several other local colleges and universities. Although industries based on agriculture are still important to Manteca's economy, electronic firms are now some of the principal employers.
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