Introduction to Windsor, California
Windsor, California, in Sonoma County, is 9 miles NW of Santa Rosa, California (center to center) and 57 miles N of San Francisco, California. The town is conveniently located inside the Santa Rosa metropolitan area and has an estimated 22,744 people.
Although Windsor was only incorporated in 1992, the proposal to make to so came during the 1800s. The town began as an agricultural center in this area of rolling hills and plains. Hiram Lewis, one of the town settlers, came from England and this topography reminded him greatly of his own English countryside around Windsor Castle. The town thus came to be known as Windsor. Windsor was incorporated on July 1, 1992.
Windsor and nearby Attractions
- Esposti Park
- Keiser Park
- Hiram Lewis Park
- Pat Elsbree Skate Park
- Wilson Ranch Soccer Park
- Windsor Town Green
Things To Do In Windsor
Windsor is full of open spaces, playgrounds and parks which are excellent places for both adults and kids to spend their leisure time. The parks also include picnic areas, softball fields, soccer fields, basketball courts, tennis courts and play areas. Many good restaurants and cafes can be found in the city.
Sonoma County airport is the local airport that serves the city.
Windsor Higher Education
The city is in close proximity to Santa Rosa junior college.