Department of State Hospitals – Stockton: About the Area


About Life in San Joaquin County, California

  • A place where families can grow, lean, and experience the nature and beauty of California's landscapes
  • A land of beauty, recreation, and natural riches
  • San Joaquin County has it all: boating, fishing, camping, history gathering, or just plain fun in the sun


  • Sits on the beautiful San Joaquin Delta
  • Waterfront has both a thriving commercial port and a vibrant recreational area
  • Mid-way between San Francisco Bay and the Sierra Nevada Mountains
  • Weekend access to the San Joaquin Delta, Yosemite National Park, beaches, and ski resorts
    • San Francisco Bay Area 1.5 hours
    • South Lake Tahoe 2 hours
    • Sacramento 1 hour

Lodi: 13 Miles From Stockton


  • Has the largest museum complex in the County
  • World of Wonders – a downtown science museum
  • Well known for the cultivation of grapes and production of wine
  • Lodi Grape Festival
  • Taste of the Delta features over 40 award-winning Lodi wineries, wine seminars, chef demonstrations, live music, and Port, Cigar and Chocolate Pavilion

Tracy: 22 Miles From Stockton

  • Where neighbors and local merchants greet you by name
  • Multicultural and family friendly
  • Beautiful parks
  • Low crime rates
  • Excellent public schools and well respected private schools
  • Affordable housing
  • Vibrant arts and entertainment scene
City Park

Tracy City Hall


About Life in Sacramento County, California

Sacramento: 47 Miles From Stockton

Sacramento City

State Capitol
  • Capital of the State of California
  • New International Airport
  • Major access to freeways
  • First rate Parks
  • Various public school districts
  • Private schools – Catholic Schools, Waldorf School, Schools, and Steiner School
  • Charter Schools,
  • Historical Old town
  • Theater, shops, restaurants,
  • The Crocker Museum
  • The Sacramento Convention Center
  • Ranked No.4 Best Baseball Cities
  • Ranked No.6 City for Teleworking
  • Ranked No.7 in Healthy Cities
Bridge State Capitol

Elk Grove: 34 Miles From Stockton

  • Home to entrepreneurial spirit and superior quality of life
  • Family-oriented
  • Offers everything from starter homes to ranch estates
  • A safe, youthful environment
  • Easy access to two major freeways
  • Award-winning school district
  • Outstanding restaurants
  • Historical District
  • First-rate Parks
  • Prosperous Business Community
Elk Grove

Old Town Elk Grove
Civic Center


About Life in Solano County, California

Fairfield: 52 Miles From Stockton

  • Thriving community where healthy families and strong businesses can flourish
  • Diverse, bustling economy
  • Small town values
  • An attractive tree-lined bedroom community
  • Value Price Properties
  • Lower Housing Costs
  • Access to major freeways
  • Proximal to Northern California's attractions
  • An excellent quality of life
  • An array of retail options

Golf Course



DSH - Stockton
7707 South Austin Road
Stockton, CA 95215 (San Joaquin County)
Public: (209) 467-2525