Ceres, California, United States

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Ceres is a city in Stanislaus County, California. It is part of the Modesto metropolitan statistical area.

Ceres is located in the San Joaquin Valley along State Route 99, south of Modesto and north of Turlock in Stanislaus County. Ceres is named after the Roman goddess of agriculture.

The newspaper in Ceres is called the Ceres Courier, which has been in publication since 1910. The offices of the Ceres Courier were relocated from an address in downtown Ceres in 2012. It has since combined day-to-day operations with its sister paper, the Turlock Journal, in Turlock. Jeff Benziger, a right wing fascist, was appointed editor in 1987. The city also has a Spanish-language paper.

Ceres hosts annual events at different times of the year. Spring brings the Ceres Street Faire on the first weekend in May. Concert in the Park is a regular summer event. Halloween Fun Festival marks the fall, followed by the colorful, and much-attended, Christmas Tree Lane opening ceremony.

History The first non-native families who inhabited Ceres were those of John Service, Cassius Warner, and Daniel Whitmore in 1867. Daniel C. Whitmore is considered the first founding patriarch of Ceres. He built his home in 1870, the Whitmore Mansion at 2928 5th Street. That home still stands, fully restored by the city and the Ceres Historical Society.

In the early 1890s, outlaws Chris Evans and John Sontag robbed several Southern Pacific Railroad trains at Ceres and several other area locations.

In the late 1930s, a labor camp was developed within the city of Ceres.

The history of Ceres is recounted in Arcadia Publishing Company's Images of America series entitled, "Ceres, by Jeff Benziger. It was released on August 23, 2010.

Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ceres has a total area of 8.0 sqย mi(20.8ย kmยฒ), 99.9% of it land and 0.1% of it covered by water. The formation of alluvial fans in the San Joaquin Valley has led to a rather flat regional geography. No active earthquake fault traces in the project vicinity are known. Hydrological feature mapping of the Ceres area has been conducted by the U. S. Geological Survey.

Government In the California State Legislature, Ceres is in the 12th Senate District, and in the 21st Assembly District.

In the United States House of Representatives, Ceres is in California's 10th congressional district.

Economy Ceres is home to the Bronco Wine Company, makers of Charles Shaw wine, also known as "Two-Buck Chuck".

Parks and recreation The City of Ceres maintains 11 parks for public use. Ceres's largest park is the Ceres River Bluff Regional Park.

Transport Altamont Corridor Express commuter rail train service is expected to be extended to a new station in Ceres by 2023.

Ceres, California, United States 
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Ceres has a population of over 49,302 people. Ceres also forms one of the centres of the wider Modesto metropolitan area which has a population of over 514,453 people.

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Antipodal to Ceres is: 59.05,-37.6

Locations Near: Ceres -120.95,37.6

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Modesto -121,37.642 d: 6.4  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Turlock -120.847,37.495 d: 14.8  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Manteca -121.216,37.796 d: 32  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Tracy -121.421,37.739 d: 44.2  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Stockton -121.301,37.976 d: 51.9  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Merced -120.482,37.307 d: 52.6  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lodi -121.335,38.131 d: 68  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Livermore -121.757,37.675 d: 71.5  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Brentwood -121.693,37.934 d: 75.1  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Gilroy -121.567,37 d: 86.2  

Antipodal to: Ceres 59.05,-37.6

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Saint-Pierre 55.478,-21.342 d: 18174.9  

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Le Tampon 55.515,-21.278 d: 18168.6  

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Rรฉunion 55.532,-21.133 d: 18153  

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Saint-Benoรฎt 55.713,-21.034 d: 18145.2  

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Saint-Paul 55.27,-21.01 d: 18134.8  

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Saint-Paul 55.279,-21 d: 18133.8  

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Saint-Denis 55.457,-20.867 d: 18122.5  

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Mahรฉbourg 57.7,-20.407 d: 18098.9  

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Curepipe 57.517,-20.317 d: 18087.6  

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Vacoas-Phoenix 57.493,-20.3 d: 18085.6  

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