Located near Santa Rosa and Vallejo, Windsor is a small, tight-knit community in northern California. Homes for rent have easy access to San Francisco by car or plane, but residents may not want to leave when they see the town events, golf courses and wineries that Windsor offers.
Fun Facts About Windsor
Hiram Lewis, one of Windsor's first settlers and its inaugural postmaster, was once a Pony Express rider. He named the town after Windsor Castle in England because he thought the land of the town resembled that of his homeland.
Residents of Windsor won't find better golfing than at Mayacama, a 675-acre country club that features a course designed by Jack Nickalus and ranked among the top 100 in the U.S. With picturesque views of wine country and pristinely manicured greens, a visit to Mayacama is a must for residents of Windsor.
The Windsor Historical Society has information on the town and region's founding, as well as the lives of people in Windsor throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. The WHS also hosts walking tours, town reunions and potluck dinners.
Helpful Resources for Residents of Windsor
Bay Area traffic is notorious, but residents can take advantage of the Sonoma County Airport to skip the annoyances of the freeways in favor of the open air. With flights from several major airlines to destinations in- and out-of-state, the Sonoma County Airport can save residents time and frustration.
Windsor's municipal website has the answers to any questions residents may think of. The website has guides and tips for running a business in the city and information on services offered by the various departments of Windsor.