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Modesto, California
City
City of Modesto
The Modesto Arch, on which the city motto is written
The Modesto Arch, on which the city motto is written
Official seal of Modesto, California
Seal
Motto(s): 
Water Wealth Contentment Health[1]
Location in Stanislaus County and the state of California
Location in Stanislaus County and the state of California
Modesto is located in California
Modesto
Modesto
Location in the United States
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Modesto is located in the United States
Modesto
Modesto
Modesto (the United States)
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Coordinates: 37°39′41″N 120°59′40″W / 37.66139°N 120.99444°W / 37.66139; -120.99444Coordinates: 37°39′41″N 120°59′40″W / 37.66139°N 120.99444°W / 37.66139; -120.99444
Country  United States
State  California
County Seal of Stanislaus County, California.png Stanislaus
Region San Joaquin Valley
Founded November 8, 1870
Incorporated August 6, 1884[2]
Named for The modesty of William Chapman Ralston
Government
 • Type Council-manager[3]
 • Mayor Ted Brandvold[4]
 • City manager Joseph Lopez (Acting)[5]
Area
[6]
 • City 44.81 sq mi (116.05 km2)
 • Land 42.97 sq mi (111.29 km2)
 • Water 1.84 sq mi (4.76 km2)  0.61%
 • Metro
1,515 sq mi (3,920 km2)
Elevation
[7]
89 ft (27 m)
Population
 (2010)[8]
 • City 201,165
 • Estimate 
(2018)[9]
215,030
 • Rank 1st in Stanislaus County
18th in California
 • Density 4,937.98/sq mi (1,906.58/km2)
 • Metro
514,453
 • Metro density 340/sq mi (130/km2)
Time zone UTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP codes[10]
95350–95358, 95397
Area code 209
GNIS IDs[7][11] 277609, 2411130
FIPS code[7][11] 06-48354
Website www.modestogov.com