The city of Merced, California is located in the central part of the state. Located in Merced County, Merced is the county seat. About 80,000 people live in Merced, and choosing a Merced home or condo is a popular option. Dubbed the “Gateway to Yosemite,” the Yosemite National Park is just a two-hour car ride to the east.
When you live in a Merced house or condo, you’ll have access to Amtrak trains, the Merced Municipal Airport, and public bus routes. The campus of the University of California, Merced, opened its doors for students in 2005. Nearby communities include Winton, Livingston, Atwater, and Turlock.