Free Spay & Neutering for cats in the 95076 Zip Code

Free Spay & Neutering for cats in the 95076 Zip Code

We hope you take advantage of this great program offered by the County of Santa Cruz Animal Shelter to have your cat spayed or neutered. Read more for complete details!

Green, Home and Garden Classes

Green, Home and Garden Classes

Cabrillo Extension in collaboration with the Water Conservation Coalition of Santa Cruz County, which the City of Watsonville is part of, is offering a series of workshops and classes for ...

National Trails Day: June 6

National Trails Day: June 6

Come celebrate National Trails Day on June 6th. Bring the entire family and help restore the Wetlands!

Healthy Dogs Shots Fair June 6th

Healthy Dogs Shots Fair June 6th

The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter's Healthy Dogs Shots Fair will be happening on Saturday, June 6th. Read more for complete details.

Caltrans Maintenance Project in Watsonville

Caltrans Maintenance Project in Watsonville

Wondering what's going on with all the roadwork in town? Caltrans has a few projects going on in Watsonville. Read more for details.

NOTICE OF COMMISSION/BOARD VACANCIES

NOTICE OF COMMISSION/BOARD VACANCIES

The City Council is still seeking applications for the City of Watsonville Personnel Commission & Library Board. Click on the link to find out more!

Summer Aquatics Program

Summer Aquatics Program

The Parks and Community Services Department is taking registrations for the Summer Aquatics Program. More...

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Parks & Community Services

Population: 52,087

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.