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Transportation Advantages

Location

Transportation access to major markets and the Pacific Rim are key strategic advantages of locating or expanding a business in Stanislaus County. Two of California’s major north-south routes intersect the area: Interstate 5 and Highway 99 provide convenient and efficient means of shipment to all major markets by rail, air or truck line carriers. Deep-water ports in Oakland and Stockton are within 90 minutes.

Nestled within the Central Valley of California, Stanislaus County is located in one of the largest agricultural production areas in the world. With over 525,000 people calling this area home, its nine incorporated cities reflect a region rich in diversity and a strong sense of community. Stanislaus County is being discovered by companies of all types as a great place to do business. E.&.J Gallo Winery, Foster Farms, Frito-Lay, Blue Diamond Growers, 5.11 Tactical and Amazon all call Stanislaus County home. It is within 90 minutes of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, and within a 5-hour drive of Los Angeles – two of the world’s largest markets. The mild Mediterranean climate and rich soils make it one of the best agricultural areas in the world. Welcome to Stanislaus County – an affordable and strategic business location with competitive wages, vibrant communities, competitive land costs, and an available workforce. When the time comes to make a decision about where to locate your business, Stanislaus County should rise to the top of your list.

 

Air

We are blessed with access to major International Airports including San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and Sacramento.  All of which are all within 90 miles of Stanislaus County.

 

Airports

Airlines Served

Weekly Flights

San Francisco

47

2,130

San Jose

13

1,083

Oakland

12

1,269

Sacramento

10

1,000

Fresno

8

240

 

Rail

Stanislaus County is served by the two largest rail providers in the country, the Union Pacific and BNSF,  both of which provide access into fully improved industrial parks and other locates in the county.