Kids Fly Free at Watsonville Municipal Airport

Kids Fly Free at Watsonville Municipal Airport

Kids Fly for Free! Don't miss out as the first Kids Fly for Free at the Watsonville Municipal Airport on the first Saturday of each month beginning May 2nd.

Take-It-Back Partnership Takes On Fluorescents

Take-It-Back Partnership Takes On Fluorescents

When your old fluorescent bulbs go dark, don't throw them in the trash or recycling bins. Instead, bring them back to a participating retailer!

Recycle Your Tires

Recycle Your Tires

California is faced with the significant challenge of diverting or safely managing more than 44.4 million reusable and waste tires generated each year.

Introducing the Friends of Watsonville Parks and Community Services, Inc.

Introducing the Friends of Watsonville Parks and Community Services, Inc.

The Friends of Watsonville Parks and Community Services, Inc. supports the work of the Parks and Community Services Department. More...

Spring 2015 Adult Basketball

Spring 2015 Adult Basketball

There is still time to register for the Spring 2015 Adult Basketball League! Click to find out more...

College Road Water Main Replacement Project Update

College Road Water Main Replacement Project Update

After working on a few leaks around town and installing new service connections, the Water Services Division will resume work on the College Road Main Water Replacement Project on Monday, ...

Watsonville High Students Job Shadow City Employees

Watsonville High Students Job Shadow City Employees

Watsonville High School students participated in the Annual Job Shadow Program. The City collaborates with Watsonville High School and Watsonville Rotary to give the students the opportunity to job shadow. ...

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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.