Willows-Recreational playground in a central location

January 8, 2009

 

Veteran's Memorial Hall

Veteran's Memorial Hall

Willows is located in the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, 90 minutes from the state capitol, Sacramento.  Interstate 5 and Highway 99W north and south with Highway 162 providing east and west access. Redding is a 1 hour drive north and CHico is a 30 minute drive east.  The old Interstate  99 offers lots of history throughout a leisurely drive.  Willows is the county seat for Glenn County.

Outdoor enthusiasts will love Willows.  We are in close proximity to various recreational activities and fun for all ages.  All within a short drive, there is boating, fishing, hunting, Thunderhill Raceway, parks, scenic wildflower drives, agriculture abound, as well as activities within the town of Willows.

Willows climate has an average temperature of 61 degrees with summer highs ranging to 105.  WIllows has an average rainfall of 17 inches, and winters are mild and wet.

Population is approx. 6300 people.  Schools include:  Willows Elementary (Murdock), WIllows Intermediate School (WIS), Willows HIgh School (WHS) and Willows Community School.  Butte College offers some classes in the area also.

Willows has a public transit called the Glenn Ride as well as a taxi service.  A small airport is located to the west of town across from WalMart.