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University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

About Stockton

About Stockton

The City of Stockton is ranked the 13th  largest city in California and is the 4th largest city in the Central Valley.  Stockton has a dynamic, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural population of more than 290,000 residents.  Stockton has a variety of entertainment, cultural activities and diversity to offer new residents.  While also recognizing the ethnic diversity of Stockton, it is the home to the oldest Buddhist Temple in California.


Known as California's "Sunrise Seaport," the City of Stockton  is located at the confluence of the San Joaquin River and the Delta Region waterways, allowing for ease of transportation of goods, or entertainment activities such as boating, skiing, and fishing.  Moving westward Stockton is a 90 minute drive to San Francisco and is only a 40 minute drive from the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) station in Dublin, as well as being less than one-hour's drive from downtown Sacramento.  Also Stockton offers close proximity to many other popular destinations such as Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park, the many wineries of Murphy's, and numerous ski resorts in the Motherload.

Features of Stockton

The City of Stockton also has several entertainment options offering activities such as shopping, sports, and arts.  The list below is commonly visited locations of Stockton. 

City of Stockton -

Stockton Convention & Visitors Bureau -

Weberstown Mall -

Sherwood Mall -

Lincoln Shopping Center -

Stockton's Miracle Mile -

Victory Park / Haggin Museum -

Stockton Arena -

Stockton Heat (Hockey) -

Stockton Ports (Minor League Baseball) -

Bob Hope Theatre -

Regal Cinemas Stockton City Center Stadium 16 -