King City is situated on Highway 101 in South Monterey County in the heart of the California's Salinas Valley, King City is approximately 145 miles south of San Francisco, 105 south of San Jose, and 50 miles north of Paso Robles The city's economic base is largely dependent upon agriculture with food processing and packing the primary sources of employment. Con Agra, Gilroy Foods, Meyer Equipment, L.A. Hearne, San Bernarbe Vineyards and Gill Onions are major agricultural related employers. Mee Memorial Hospital and Casey Printing typify other sectors of the business community. Fort Hunter Liggett also plays a role in the city's economic base, http://www.liggett.army.mil/sites/local/ , located 26 miles southeast of King City. The Combat Support Training Center at Fort Hunter Liggett is can be accessed from the web page listed above.
King City encompasses approximately 2.8 square miles with an elevation of 330 feet above sea level. The city was incorporated in 1911 and is governed by a five member city council.
King City's economic outlook continues to be positive. The city is development friendly and continues to attract new businesses and residential housing projects that improve the quality of life in the community. The city council and business community will work diligently with potential investors to facilitate appropriate development projects.
Content courtesy official city website.