Seven Police Recruits Will Attend South Bay Regional Training Academy

Seven Police Recruits Will Attend South Bay Regional Training Academy

Police recruits will be heading off to the South Bay Regional Training Academy on Tuesday, November 4th! Good luck Nelson, Hilda, Jessica, Ruben, Amanda and Saul!

Live Christmas Tree to be Delivered to City Plaza

Live Christmas Tree to be Delivered to City Plaza

The live Christmas tree will be delivered to the City Plaza on Tuesday, November 4th at 10:00 a.m. Yes, the City is getting into the Holiday Spirit!

Can’t Get to Your Polling Place on Election Day?

Can't Get to Your Polling Place on Election Day?

If you can't make it to your polling place on Election Day, City Clerk's Office will be open on the Weekend of November 1& 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 ...

Holiday Home Decorating Competition

Holiday Home Decorating Competition

With the holiday season just around the corner, it is time to announce the annual City of Watsonville Holiday Home Decorating Competition. More...

City Council Approves 5-Year Lease with Head-N-Home, Inc.

City Council Approves 5-Year Lease with Head-N-Home, Inc.

Watsonville City Council approved a five-year lease to Head'n Home, Inc. specializing in custom hats. Welcome to Watsonville Head'n Home, Inc. Read more about them...

City Council Approves Lease – Ella’s at the Airport

City Council Approves Lease - Ella's at the Airport

Ella's at the Airport - The City Council at its October 28th Meeting approved a three-year lease with owners Tiffany Ella King and Sergio Angeles for the restaurant space left ...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Watsonville’s First Roundabout

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Watsonville's First Roundabout

The City will be holding the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for its first Roundabout..Read for all the details.

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Population: 52,508

Watsonville, California -

A Community of Growing Opportunities

Watsonville is a California Central Coast community full of growing opportunities for individuals, families and growing businesses.

Watsonville, California is known all over the world for its long and rich heritage as a center for agriculture – especially berries. What many may not know is that Watsonville is a proving ground for entrepreneurs and businesses from all types of industries and emerging technologies. Its central location, nestled between the Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz mountains, offers growing companies quick and easy highway access, while avoiding daily traffic snarls. Watsonville’s location is topped only by its ideal climate and the rustic, small town charm of a close-knit rural community.  The Watsonville Area offers beaches, mountains, wine, food, activities and more!

Watsonville is located 95 miles south of San Francisco at the southern end of Santa Cruz County, covers 6.6 square miles, and has a population of 52,508 (January 2014).   It is a quick 30 minute drive to Monterey and less than an hour from the beautiful Big Sur coastline.  Silicon Valley is less than 45 minutes away from our charming town.