SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

666 Listings

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Population: 563,598     2000 census
Area: 895,640 Acres
County Seat: Stockton 1850 - present
Date: February 18, 1850 Original county

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
149 Benson's Ferry 1849
155 Lone Star Mill 1856
162 Site of Mokelumne City 1850
163 Site of Wood's Ferry and Wood's Bridge (1858) 1852
165 Weber Point 1850
178 Site of First Building in Present City of Stockton 1845
214 Site of Battle Between Forces Under General Vallejo and San Joaquin Valley Indians 1829
358 Town of Woodbridge April 1859
365 Lockeford (Locke's Ford) 1859
436 New Hope
aka Stanislaus City
 
437 First Landing Place of Sailing Launch Comet 1846
513 burial Place of John Brown ("Juan Flaco")  
520 San Joaquin Valley College
Woodbridge Seminary (1879-1882)
Woods Grammer School (1897-1922)
1882
668 French Camp  
740 Carnegie 1895
755 Corral Hollow  
765 Temple Israel Cemetery 1851
777 Site of San Joaquin City 1849
780-7 First Transcontinental Railroad - Site of Completion of Pacific Railroad September 8, 1869
801 Reuel Colt Gridley Monument  
931 Lodi Arch 1907
934 Temporary Detention Camps For Japanese Americans - Stockton Assembly Center May 10, 1942
935 California Chicory Works 1885
995 Trail of the John C. Fremont 1844 Expedition March 26, 1844
1016 Stockton Developmental Center
once called Insane Asylum of California
1853

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
3,647 9,435 21,050 24,323

 

Territorial History

1850 One of the 27 original counties
  Territory from Sacramento to San Joaquin (1878)
Territory from San Joaquin to Stanislaus (1860)

 

Name for the San Joaquin River.

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