Watsonville is located on the central coast of the state of California and a city in Santa Cruz County. The city’s economy was mainly centered around farming and food processing. The city is known for its fruit crops such as strawberries, apples, and a host of other vegetables such as lettuce. It is also home to various ethnic backgrounds. It is home to a large Hispanic population and to other groups such as Croatians, Filipinos, Portuguese, Sikhs, and Japanese who live and are employed in the city. Watsonville is within the Pajaro Valley, and its climate makes Watsonville an attractive coastal environment that is within the neighboring inland communities with hot summer seasons.
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