Ten fun facts about Santa Rosa

Image of Santa Rosa

Fact 1
Santa Rosa is the largest city in California's North Coast, Wine Country and the North Bay.

Fact 2
The prominent visual feature is Hood Mountain seen to the east.

Fact 3
To the southeast, Taylor Mountain and Sonoma Mountain are readily visible from much of the city.


Fact 4
Santa Rosa has a Mediterranean climate with cool, wet winters and warm, mostly dry summers.

Fact 5
For many years the City's slogan was “The City Designed For Living”. In 2007 the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce adopted a new slogan, “California's Cornucopia”.

Fact 6
The Sonoma State University Library, in Rohnert Park, holds the Gaye LeBaron Collection: 700 file folders of her research notes and primary source materials, containing some 10,000 documents.

Fact 7
It’s sister cities are Cherkasy, Ukraine; Jeju City, South Korea; and Los Mochis, Mexico.

Fact 8
The 85-year-old Santa Rosa Symphony Orchestra performs at Green Music Center in Rohnert Park, a new venue with traditional "shoebox" acoustics.

Fact 9
Film and television actress Rebecca De Mornay and celebrity chef Guy Fieri are some of Santa Rosa’s notable residents.

Fact 10
Santa Rosa has served as a location for many major films, including: The Happy Land (1943); Shadow of a Doubt (1943); It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) Wired (1989); Cheaper by the Dozen (2003); and Paranormal Activity 3 (2011).


More interesting reads about...

Click here for more u.s. city facts ❯


LOAD COMMENTS AND JOIN THE CONVERSATION
RELATED FACTS

MORE IN U.S. CITIES

Short about Santa Rosa
is the county seat of Sonoma County, California United States.

Languages
Deutsch
Français
Español
English