Located in Monterey County’s southern region along Highway 101, King City boasts a rich agricultural heritage. A visit to the San Lorenzo Park and Agriculture Museum on the banks of the Salinas River provides an insight into the agrarian past of King City. Here, California’s old west and the lifestyle of its cattle ranchers and wheat farmers are explored through interesting exhibits and unique displays of antiquated farming tools and equipment.
Today, the area still boasts some of the richest soil in the world and is defined by its endless miles of thriving crops. The city’s economic base continues to be dependent on agriculture, with food processing and packaging as primary sources of employment.
Offering a delightful small-town feeling, King City boasts fantastic residential amenities. The recreation department for the city offers a full range of sports for all ages, tennis courts, racquetball courts, a Little League park, soccer fields, municipal parks, and a swimming pool complex. The city also operates a recreation center open daily that provides activities for children in the summer. In addition, the community celebrates Valley Heritage Day each July 4th.
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