Why Windsor?

Town Green fountain and grass
Windsor (pop. 26,344), located in Sonoma County, California, is a family-oriented community with an exceptional quality of life. It offers a wide variety of services and recreational opportunities, well-planned business areas, and a lively downtown.

K-12 Education

Windsor has excellent local schools. The Windsor Unified School District provides additional information.

Elementary School

Middle School

High Schools

Other Schools

Higher Education

The Windsor community has access to academically competitive colleges and universities in Sonoma County, including:

In addition, top-tier University of California at Berkeley and the University of California San Francisco are 65 miles south of Windsor.

Low Crime Rates

Windsor is considered one of the safest communities in California. The Town of Windsor pays among the lowest amount per capita for police services, yet crime rates are low compared with other communities (based on the recent California Department of Justice Part I Crime Rate). The Town of Windsor received the Safe City Award three years in a row!

Quality Housing

The Town of Windsor offers quality housing, from affordable to high-end residential neighborhoods. If you're considering visiting Windsor, we offer great hotel accommodations.

Quality Infrastructure

The Town of Windsor has the infrastructure for turnkey business opportunities. Through public and private infrastructure investment, Windsor has the foundation for business growth, including fiber-optic cable, electric and gas utilities, transportation, recycled water and public safety facilities.


The Town of Windsor creates community through people, parks and programs! We have five community parks including the Windsor Town Green, a skate park, a soccer park, more than 14 neighborhood parks as well as three large regional parks offering for team, cultural and recreational activities. In addition, the Town's Parks & Recreation Department has a large variety of activities for children and adults.


Windsor has many shopping opportunities. From specialty cuisine to contemporary gift shops and antique stores, you can find it in the Town of Windsor's shopping centers and our lively downtown area, which surrounds the Town Green.



The Town of Windsor has an excellent civic reputation and image. It cares about its customers and strives to work for the community's best interests. This endeavor has enabled the Town to receive a number of awards and recognitions.