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Atwater

(Encyclopedia) Atwater, city (1990 pop. 22,282), Merced co., central Calif., in the San Joaquin valley; inc. 1922. It is the processing and commercial center of an irrigated farming area. National?

Delano

(Encyclopedia) Delano d?l?n?, city (1990 pop. 22,762), Kern co., S central Calif., in the fertile San Joaquin valley; inc. 1915. The city's economy is based on agriculture (grain and fruit) and?

Hanford

(Encyclopedia) Hanford, city (1990 pop. 30,897), seat of Kings co., central Calif.; inc. 1891. It is an agricultural trade and processing center of the San Joaquin Valley. Hanford handles cotton,?

Sanger

(Encyclopedia) Sanger, city (1990 pop. 16,839), Fresno co., S central Calif., in the San Joaquin Valley; inc. 1911. It is a shipping and processing center for a variety of agricultural products.?

Madera

(Encyclopedia) Madera m?dr?, city (1990 pop. 29,281), seat of Madera co., central Calif., in the San Joaquin valley; inc. 1907. Wine, machinery, consumer goods, and plastic products are produced,?

Tulare

(Encyclopedia) Tulare t?lr, to?olr?, city (1990 pop. 33,249), Tulare co., S central Calif., in the San Joaquin valley; inc. 1888. It is a processing and shipping center for a farm (grapes, fruit?

Kings

(Encyclopedia) Kings, river, 125 mi (201 km) long, rising in three forks in the Sierra Nevada, E Calif., and flowing SW to Tulare Lake in the San Joaquin valley. Its middle and southern forks flow?

Tracy

(Encyclopedia) Tracy, city (1990 pop. 33,558), San Joaquin co., central Calif., in the San Joaquin valley; inc. 1910. It is a railroad junction in a cattle and dairying region. Grapes, sugar beets,?

Modesto

(Encyclopedia) Modesto m?d?st?, city (1990 pop. 164,278), seat of Stanislaus co., central Calif., on the Tuolumne River, near the northern end of the San Joaquin valley; inc. 1884. The center of a?

San Joaquin

(Encyclopedia) San Joaquin s?n wk?n, river, c.320 mi (510 km) long, rising in the Sierra Nevada, E Calif., and flowing W then N through the S Central Valley to form a large delta with the?