Located approximately 12 miles South of Modesto, Turlock is a thriving community of more than 50,000. It’s like living in a big city with a small town feel. In fact, in spite of tripling its size over the past two decades Turlock has maintained its small town atmosphere. This means you get all the advantages of being able to live in a city while you experience its growth, witness its positive changes in recreational opportunities and amenities—truly become part of the growth revitalization of a great California city.
Home of California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock offers all the culture of a university town in a laid back rural environment. It’s a great mix of collegiate spirit and energy combined with traditional living and values. The second largest city in Stanislaus County, Turlock is close to the Mother Lode—the San Francisco Bay Area and the Sierra Nevadas. Here, you’re within just a short drive from some of the best daytime recreation and the hottest nightlife found in the entire country. From great shopping and dining to ocean excursions and mountaintop memories, this area truly offers it all.