Located on the Salinas
River, in the Salinas
Valley and along highway 101 in Monterey County
, King City, California has the distinction of being the home of novelist John Steinbeck’s father who was as the city’s first permanent resident. He was also the first agent for the S.P. Milling Company, who constructed an early warehouse and flour mill alongside the railroad tracks running through town. A quaint and lovely, blooming metropolis, this small town offers only the most modern and luxurious benefits to its residents. King City homes and residents are serviced by King City Mee Memorial Hospital, King City Municipal Airport, the King City Joint Union High School District and King City Elementary School District along with a variety of private schools. Residents enjoy the luxury of 3 city-run parks, two nearby lakes for boating, kayaking and other activities, and are right in the midst of some of the best hiking trails in Monterey County
, with Pinnacles National Monument Park and adjacent campgrounds . The town also boasts a golf course and a community center with four pools and a variety of activities and events organized for all ages. Streets and neighborhoods framed with ancient trees and a view of the mountains from almost anywhere in the city, King City is a choice destination for visitors, commuters and families alike. Search for King City and the nearby cities of Greenfield
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