In the middle of California's Central Valley, Turlock is the second largest city in Stanislaus County with a population that has gradually climbed from 13,992 in 1970 to over 69,000 today. Home of California State University Stanislaus (CSUS), Turlock provides an unusual opportunity to combine a quality educational opportunities with laid-back agricultural living.
Cultural art experiences, sports activities, twenty four parks, sixteen schools, a full range of medical facilities and the attractiveness of the nearby San Francisco Bay area and the Sierra Nevada add to the conveniences Turlock has to offer it's citizens.
Turlock is a General Law City that operates under the Council / Manager form of government. There are five city departments including Police, Fire, Development, Municipal and Administrative Services. Turlock offers a full range of municipal services to the community.