King City- An Ideal Location to Call Home

Conveniently located northeast of Camp Hunter Liggett, King City, California is 50 miles north of Paso Robles, 145 miles south of San Francisco, and 105 miles south of San Jose. Situated along Highway 101 in the southern portion of Monterey County, King City offers those relocating with the military a safe, affordable location for you and your family.

A Vibrant City on the Move

The city’s rich agricultural base is the foundation of a vibrant economy and provides the preponderance of employment opportunities for the area. Serving the agricultural industry including food processing and packing for Con Agra, Gilroy Foods, Meyer Equipment, L.A. Hearne, San Bernarbe Vineyards, and Gill Onions, King City also offers a diversified economy. Other large local employers include Mee Memorial Hospital and Casey Printing. Fort Hunter Liggett also employs numerous local civilian workers and the military base plays a vital role in the city’s economic base. Fort Hunter Liggett is conveniently located 26 miles from King City.

Offering Outstanding Educational Opportunities

The King City Public Schools is comprised of two separate school districts and these systems have combine resources and management in an effort to offer a more efficient, more successful educational system. The King City Joint Union High School District and the King City Union School District combined serve over 4400 students from grades K-12. For more information on the King City Public School District, go to

Residential and Commercially Friendly City

King City is a very unique city in that it is very development friendly. The King City civic leaders and economic development organizations continue to attract new businesses and residential housing projects to ultimately offer an improved quality of life for residents of King City. The King City median home price is $240,500 according to the local MLS Board of Realtors. The population of King City is approximately 11,094.

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