Woodland is located in the central part of the state of California and a city and seat of Yolo County, and it sits along the Sacramento Valley and is on the northwestern part of Sacramento. The area where the present-day Woodland was founded by John Wyckoff in 1853 and was named Yolo. The city's present name was taken after and suggested by its location that is surrounded by the grove of oak trees and was then adopted, and the first post office was opened in 1859. The town was developed to become a shipping, trading, and processing center that was dedicated to the mostly agricultural area which produces vegetables, beet sugar, rice, fruit, and olives. And the economy's manufacture includes mobile homes, plastics, and farm machinery.
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