Instructors for New Classes Wanted!

Instructors for New Classes Wanted!

The Parks and Community Services Department is looking for instructors to offer new classes to the public. More...

Attend The Ramsay Park Soccer Field Public Workshop

Attend The Ramsay Park Soccer Field Public Workshop

The Parks & Community Services Department invites you to attend a public workshop regarding a feasibility study to renovate Ramsay Park Soccer Field...more

Water Education Workshop for Teachers

Water Education Workshop for Teachers

Teaching to the Common Core and Next Generat ion Science Standards can be achieved with the California Education and the Environment Initiative Curriculum (EEI) and the Project WET (Water Education ...

Flood Control and Water Conservation District Zone 7 Meeting

Flood Control and Water Conservation District Zone 7 Meeting

Flood Control and Water Conservation District Zone 7 Meeting at the County Building on January 27th. Read more for complete details

CAMP W.O.W. SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP

CAMP W.O.W. SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP

Registration for the Camp W.O.W. Spring Break Day Camp is open. Click for more information...

2015 Strawberry Festival Vendor Applications

2015 Strawberry Festival Vendor Applications

Vendor applications for the 2015 Watsonville Strawberry Festival are now available...

World Wetlands Day!

World Wetlands Day!

Come celebrate World Wetlands Day in Watsonville! Be part of a world-wide event by joining the efforts to restore and protect this unique and valuable habitat.

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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.