Tara Moratti
Direct: 707.367.0389
Fax: 707.459.4825
CalBRE# 01420657


Area Links
Mendocino County
Willits Chamber of Commerce
Welcome to Willits
The Waldorf School of Mendocino County
Willits Playgroup

Willits (formerly, Little Lake and Willitsville) is a city in Mendocino County, California. Willits is located 20 mile north-northwest of Ukiah, at an elevation of 1391 feet. The population was 5,073 at the 2000 census. Willits is at the center of Mendocino County and its redwood forests. An arch donated to the city by Reno, Nevada in 1995 stands in the center of town and displays Willits' slogans "Heart of Mendocino County" and "Gateway to the Redwoods."

Every 4th of July Willits hosts the Frontier Days & Rodeo, the oldest continuous rodeo and Independence Day celebration in California. It is also home to the Roots of Motive Power Locomotive Museum and the Mendocino County Museum. 

The Willits area is the final home of the racehorse Seabiscuit. Ridgewood Ranch, where Seabiscuit trained, recuperated, lived out his retirement and was buried, is located a few miles south of the city.


Median Age  39
Average Age of Homes  24
Average Sale Price 2009  $228,218

Other Communities located in the Willits area:
Laytonville, Covelo, Branscomb, Leggett

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