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Welcome to Woodland ...

The city of Woodland is located in Yolo County<1> and is the County Seat for Yolo County.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Woodland, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Woodland has a population of 59,931 people<2> (see below for details).

Woodland is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Woodland lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP codes for Woodland: 95695, 95776<4>

Websites for Woodland ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Woodland had an population of 59,931 people. This is an increase of 8.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodland had a population of 55,468 people (or 27.62% of the total population of Yolo County). This makes Woodland the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Woodland represents 0.15% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 152nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 55,468 people, the population of Woodland increased 12.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 49,151 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Woodland.

Communities Also Named Woodland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two California communities named Woodland: This one is located in Yolo County and the other is located in Tulare County.

Beyond California, there are 71 communities that are also named Woodland - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Delaware (2), Georgia (4), Idaho (2), Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (4), Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Ontario (4), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Utah (2), Virginia, Washington (3), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Woodland.

Communities near Woodland ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Woodland.

  • Sacramento
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Davis
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • West Sacramento
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Dixon
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Winters
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Yolo
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Plainfield
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plainfield
    • Plainfield is located in Yolo County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Plainfield
  • Knights Landing
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • El Macero
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Swingle
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swingle have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swingle
    • Swingle is located in Yolo County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Swingle

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Woodland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Woodland.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Woodland. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Woodland.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodland. Our list includes 28 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Woodland.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodland ...

Looking for more information about Woodland? 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 Woodland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Woodland.

Adding Woodland to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Woodland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Woodland was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Woodland on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Woodland.

The official website for Woodland:

The official website for Yolo County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Yolo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Woodland.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Woodland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Woodland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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