Located across the Salinas River, King City is in the Monterey County of California. The city is a member of the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments.
The city measures 3.9 square miles and supports a population of 12,874 at 2010 census. The livelihood of locals depends on agricultural produce like wheat. Other subsidiary sources of earnings come from local enterprises, small businesses, shopping centers, grocery stores and the like.
Local Newspapers, radio and television channels serve the city. George Taylor Morris the radio host is among the notable people of the city.