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King City

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The Salinas River and US Highway 101 runs through the valley where King City is located. The rural back roads & farmlands can get blazing hot in mid summer, so plan your visit accordingly. Population here has doubled in the past 2 decades.
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elevation: 330' population: 14,055 zip code: 93930


coastal inland countryside w/ river valley

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Monterey County
South of Salinas
on Hwy. 101




  • Mission San Antonio de Padua
  • Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad
  • fishing
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Big Sur Coastline
  • biking
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Hernandez Reservoir
  • Lake San Antonio
  • Pinnacles National Monument
  • Los Padres National Forest
  • Lake Nacimiento
  • Salinas River
  • San Lorenzo Park
  • King City Golf Course
  • Monterey County Agricultural & Rural Life Museum
  • Panoche Hills BLM
  • Tumey Hills BLM
  • Ventana Wilderness
  • king city campgrounds

    Arroyo Seco Group Camps
    Plaskett Creek Campground
    Pinnacles National Park Camp
    San Lorenzo Park Camping

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    Agricultural area of the Central Coast; Small town along Hwy. 101 in the Central Coast section, 20 miles from coast -
    SOUTH: via G14; Nacimiento Fergusson Rd (thru Fort Hunter Liggett)
    NORTH: via G16 to Carmel

    nearby towns:
    Carmel Valley
    Big Sur
    Pacific Grove
    Paso Robles
    local links:

    King City Chamber of Commerce
    203 Broadway, Suite 40, King City, CA 93930

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    Salinas Valley Fairgrounds
    Mesa Del Rey Airport

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    northbound US-101 in King City

    The peleton leaving King City on Stage 3

    King City Drive 1985 Continued IMG_0004 The only thing missing from this pic is a fire hose being drug out the front door

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