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Community Guide

By the Numbers (back to top)

Year Incorporated: 1868
Population: 44,265
Median Home Price: $339,975

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Area Description (back to top)

The City of Watsonville is the southern anchor of Santa Cruz County. Long the agricultural center of the county, Watsonville is the fastest-growing city in Santa Cruz County. Some of the best home prices in the county are to be found in Watsonville, whether you are looking for an charming old Victorian or a sparkling new Townhouse.

The historic center of Watsonville has as its centerpiece the town square, complete with a band shell, fountain, green grass, and park benches. It is surrounded by stately older buildings, and is a great place to relax on a sunny day. One side of the square is bordered by Carbrillo College's south county campus, and many restaurants are to be found in the blocks surrounding it.

City of Watsonville History Page

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Schools (back to top)

School District: Pajaro Valley

Places of Worship (back to top)


Area Map (back to top)



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