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.
Best Western Shadow Inn - 584 N East St, Woodland Ca 95776 (530) 666-1251
Cache Creek Casino Resort – Wintun Rd. and Highway 16, Brooks, Ca 1-888-77-CACHE
Econo Lodge – 53 W Main St., Woodland, CA 95695 – (530) 662-9335
Hampton Inn & Suites – 2060 Freeway Dr., Woodland, CA 95776 (530) 662-9100
Holiday Inn Express – 2070 Freeway Dr, Woodland Ca 95776 (530) 662-7750 (800) 919-7750
Motel 6 - 1564. E Main St, Woodland Ca 95776 (530) 666-6777
Employment & Job Training
- City of Woodland - includes Police Dept., Fire Dept., Parks & Rec., Library etc.
- Yolo Workforce Investment Board
- Yolo County Online – Includes Sheriff`/Coroner, District Attorney, Ag Commissioner etc.
- Sutter Davis Hospital
- Woodland Daily Democrat Online
- Woodland Healthcare and Woodland Memorial Hospital
- Woodland League of Women Voters
- Woodland Public Access TV, The WAVE Cable Channel 21
- Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District
- Yolo County Transportation District: Yolobus
- Yolo County Farm Bureau