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Ripon

Ripon, California

Introduction to Ripon, California

Ripon, California, in San Joaquin county, is 9 miles NW of Modesto, California (center to center) and 50 miles NE of San Jose, California. Part of the surrounding Stockton – Lodi metro area, Ripon is home to some 10,146 residents.

Ripon History

The first known inhabitants of this area are the Laquisimne of the Yokut tribes. In 1772 the first European, Don Pedro Fages, arrived in the San Joaquin Valley. By 1813, Spanish Franciscan friars and some military men started arriving in the valley. The area was originally known as Murphy’s Ferry, and was later renamed Ripon. This name was actually taken from that of a city in Yorkshire, England. The City of Ripon was finally incorporated in the year 1945.

Ripon and nearby Attractions

  • Ripon Branch Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library
  • Ripon City Hall
  • Clarence Smit Museum
  • Harry Knoff Auditorium
  • Caswell State Park
  • Almond Valley Christian Reformed Church

Things To Do In Ripon

The city of Ripon has a rich cultural heritage that finds reflection in the historic buildings like the museum, city hall, auditorium and the public library. Visitors can take a tour of these places that contain the relics of the bygone era. Ripon has a number of amusement parks where the entire family can go for picnics. There are quite a few churches lining the streets of this small city. Also, Ripon hosts two popular annual festivals, the Almond Blossom Festival, and the 4th of July Celebration, when guests can see some spectacular fireworks light up the sky over the Mistlin Sports Park.

Ripon Transportation

The local airport is Stockton Metropolitan Airport.

Ripon Higher Education

University Of The Pacific is the local university.

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