About Patterson, California
Patterson is a small city located in Stanislaus County, California. It was founded in 1909 and incorporated as a city in 1919. The city is situated in the San Joaquin Valley, known for its fertile agricultural land. Patterson is often referred to as the “Apricot Capital of the World” due to its significant apricot production. The city’s population was estimated to be around 23,892 as of 2024. Patterson experiences a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The city’s economy is primarily based on agriculture, with crops such as apricots, almonds, and walnuts being grown in the area. It is known for its annual Apricot Fiesta, a celebration of the city’s agricultural heritage. The city is home to the Del Puerto Canyon, a scenic area popular for hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing. Patterson has several parks and recreational facilities, including the Patterson Sports Complex and North Park. Patterson is home to the Diablo Grande Golf & Country Club, a renowned golf course in the region. The city has a variety of shopping and dining options, including local businesses and national chains.