Introduction to Winters, California
The area's first American settler was John Reid Wolfskill, who arrived in the area in 1842. The city was given the name "Winters" from a businessman named Theodore W. Winters who donated a large portion of land to the city. The city opened its first post office in 1875.
Winters and nearby Attractions
- Yolo county Historical Museum
- Woodland Opera House State Historic Park
- Helen Putnam regional Park
- San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Things To Do In Winters
The city is home to several museums, such as the Natsoulas John gallery, Davis Art Center, and the Yolo county Historical Museum. The Yolo county Historical museum has a large collection of furnishings and artifacts from between 1850 and the 1930s. The Sacramento Zoo is located just a few miles away from Winters. There are also a number of private parks and gardens in Winters, such as Lagoon Valley Park, Nut Tree Park, Fairy Tale Town and Central Park. These places can be enjoyed by both children and adults alike.
The Sacramento International Airport is the closest airport to Willows.
Winters Higher Education
Some of the schools for higher education near Willows are the University of California, Solano county Community College District, Napa Valley College, and the Sacramento City College.