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Welcome to Watsonville ...
The city of Watsonville is located in Santa Cruz County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Watsonville has a population of 54,098 people<1> (see below for details).
Watsonville was incorporated March 30, 1868.
The community of Watsonville is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Watsonville lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Watsonville: (831)
The ZIP codes for Watsonville: 95076-95077<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Watsonville had a population of 51,199 people (or 19.51% of the total population of Santa Cruz County). This makes Watsonville the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Watsonville represents 0.14% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 167th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 51,199 people, the population of Watsonville increased 15.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 44,265 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Watsonville had an population of 54,098 people. This is an increase of 5.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.21% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Watsonville.
Communities near Watsonville ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Watsonville.
Communities Also Named Watsonville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Watsonville - they are located in Alabama, Kansas, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Watsonville.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Watsonville:
Websites for Watsonville ...
Official Website: www.ci.watsonville.ca.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Watsonville ...
Looking for more information about Watsonville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Watsonville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Watsonville.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Watsonville: www.ci.watsonville.ca.us/
The official website for Santa Cruz County: www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019