Main Street Revitalization – Public Art: For Us, About Us, By Us

Main Street Revitalization - Public Art: For Us, About Us, By Us

Help us to come up with an idea for the new sidewalks as part of the Main Street Revitalization Project. Join us on Tuesday, February 28th from 5:30-7:00 p.m at ...

Residents, Businesses Asked to Report Storm Damage

Residents, Businesses Asked to Report Storm Damage

The County of Santa Cruz and local cities are asking residents who suffered significant damage to their home, business or property during recent storms to report the damage immediately.

Wheels Car Show

Wheels Car Show

Join us on April 29, 2017 for Watsonville Municipal Airport's "Wheels@Watsonville" Car Show. Read more on how to register...

Re-establishment of Speed Limits

Re-establishment of Speed Limits

New speed limits will be established for eight segments around the city. Read more to find out the locations.

New Art Education Classes from Mariposa’s Art

New Art Education Classes from Mariposa's Art

Check out these performing and visual arts classes for youth offered by Mariposa's Art at the Muzzio Community Center. More...

Thank You to All Who Volunteered at World Wetlands Day 2017

Thank You to All Who Volunteered at World Wetlands Day 2017

World Wetlands Day was held on Saturday, February 4th, 2017 and over 250 volunteers turned out and ready to plant along Upper Struve Slough Trail (behind Nob Hill).

2017 Water Saving Tips and Water Pollution Video Competition

2017 Water Saving Tips and Water Pollution Video Competition

Inspire others to save water or prevent water pollution by making a short newscast, skit, animation, commercial or even a music video. Learn how you can participate!

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Population: 52,891

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 52,087 (January 2015).   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.