The City of Willits is known as the “Gateway to the Redwoods.” Willits serves as the heart of Mendocino County, located within easy driving distance of redwood groves, the North Coast, wild rivers, wilderness areas as well as world renowned wineries. Willits boasts a brand new, beautiful campus of Mendocino College as well as the new, state of the art, Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital.
The co...mmunity maintains a friendly, family-oriented atmosphere and the residents enjoy many educational, recreational, retail and business opportunities. Willits offers the warmth and charm of small town America and our quality of life is completely different from the hurried and busy lifestyle of our neighbors in the Bay Area.
The Willits Police Department is made up of 18 full-time budgeted positions, serving a community of 4,880 residents over approximately 3 square miles. Their commitment to integrity, honor, and service through collaborative community partnerships promotes a high quality of life here in Willits.