The welcoming community of Gustine incorporated in 1915 and has enjoyed steady but moderate growth through the decades. Proud of its heritage, Gustine offers neat, well-kept neighborhoods and an equally attractive business community. Active clubs and organizations create opportunities for residents of all ages to become involved in community affairs and activities including 4-H. Recreational amenities are outstanding and feature lush parks, playgrounds, sports facilities, and a community swimming pool. The region surrounding Gustine provides a scenic backdrop for every imaginable outdoor adventure. California State University at Stanislaus, Merced College, and the University of California at Merced are all options for higher education close to home. Regional shopping malls complement the local retail shops.