"We are a City where people and businesses find welcome and opportunity. This is who we are and who we will continue to be. Because of this, I am happy to report to you that the state of our City is strong!" - Mayor Cathy L. Prout
SHAFTER RAIL TERMINAL
A VIBRANT COMMUNITY
At the southern tip of the California's San Joaquin Valley,
Shafter is an entrepreneurial community,
committed to finding innovative solutions to the obstacles businesses commonly face.
Shafter is a progressive community that values its people. Shafter's aggressive
pursuit of new commercial and industrial development has resulted in the
creation of new jobs and private sector investment in the community.
Shafter has long been known as thriving agricultural center that enjoys
ideal distribution access to markets in every direction.
Now, Shafter is rapidly growing beyond its agricultural roots
into a bustling logistics center. Within a 300 mile radius of Shafter's industrial
centers reside approximately 14% of the entire United States population.