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City of Willits


In 1888, with the advent of the railroad, "Willitsville" incorporated with a population of 720 and called itself Willits. The Northwestern Railroad reached Willits in 1901 followed by the California Western Skunk Train 10 years later. Northwestern completed the line to Eureka in 1914 making Willits the center of the line stretching from San Francisco to Eureka.

Willits is located in Northern California, the "Heart of Mendocino County" and "Gateway to the Redwoods." Willits is famous for the Skunk Train, Willits Frontier Days, California's oldest continuous rodeo, and being the Home of Seabiscuit to mention a few. With a small town atmosphere. Willits is a great place to stay, play and live!