Woodland was founded in 1861 and has a rich heritage of community spirit and neighborly charm. The Woodland community is the county seat of Yolo County as well as the industrial and commercial center. The town traces its roots back to a history of agriculture and architecture with rich farmlands and stately Victorian homes. The Woodland Opera House, which was built in the late 1800s, serves as center for visual and performing arts with activities and performances year round. With a population of about 52,000 people, Woodland`s community is very supportive of as well as involved in its schools.
Woodland is situated twenty miles from downtown Sacramento and eighty-five miles from San Francisco. Universities, shopping malls, an international airport, and entertainment attractions are only a short drive away. Lake Tahoe and Reno are only a two hour drive away where camping, hiking, skiing, and backpacking can be found. Woodland hosts several community events: The Scottish Games, the Yolo County Fair, the Chili Cook Off, and the Chamber`s Holiday Parade. The Heidrick Ag History Center and Hays Truck Museum are outstanding entertainment and educational opportunities in our community.
We live and work in an amazing community. You will find friendly, safe neighborhoods for your family and a progressive attitude toward your business in Woodland. There is a spirit of giving and caring in this community that can only get better with time. We have new citizens moving into our community, we have a new high school, new shopping centers and we have new businesses coming to Woodland every day. Whether you are a new resident, a business person, or a visitor, we invite you to enjoy our tradition of hometown caring. Discover Woodland by exploring the pages in this section. The Woodland Chamber is here for you; come in and see how together we can continue to grow. Let Us Work For You!