Standard is located a few miles east of Sonora. It is undefined as a town, blending with Sonora along highway 108 where you turn to head out to Tuolumne. Our Map of Standard The large Sierra Pacific lumber mill operates in Standard, and re-opened June 2011, click here to read the news article.
Standard draws huge crowds to events at the Standard Park Sports Complex. In the summer the four baseball fields are converted into eight or more soccer areas for Tuolumne County Youth Soccer. The annual Santa Fly-In is held at Standard Park, it was canceled last year, but a record amount of money was raised.
History of Standard
Standard is currently at the end of the Sierra Railroad, the tracks continue to Tuolumne but are no longer used. The Sierra Railroad Company was launched in 1897 to connect the Gold Country with the world. It is the third oldest railroad in North America. The railroad handled passengers, supplies, ore, lumber, and cattle. For more about the Sierra Railroad and Sierra Dinner Train click here. If you are interested in trains check out Jamestown’s Railtown in the destination guide.
Standard Zip Code: 95373
US Post Office – Standard 14665 Mono Way 800-275-8777