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Modesto Hotel Guide & Local Info
Modesto (Spanish for “modest”) is located in the Northern California in the central valley region. Modesto consists primarily of rich farmland and abundant agriculture including milk, almonds, chickens, walnuts, and corn. Modesto was popularized by the George Lucas film American Graffiti in 1973 in which Ron Howard, Harrison Ford and Richard Dreyfuss starred in the film. George Lucas is a native of Modesto, graduating from Downey High School in 1962.