Sebastopol is a city located in Sonoma County, California, an hour north of San Francisco. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,774. It is a city located just 30 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, between Santa Rosa and Bodega Bay, and is known for its alternative lifestyle and small town charm. Once an apple growing region, wine grapes are quickly taking over. Prior to apples, plums reigned. World famous horticulturist Luther Burbank had gardens in this fertile region. The city hosts an annual Apple Blossom Festival and is the home of publisher O'Reilly Media, which publishes books on open-source software. Sebastopol is also home to Analy High School, Brook Haven Junior High School, Pine Crest Elementary and a Waldorf private school.
Web Sites and Links
City of SebastopolIncludes government and community information.
Sebastopol Area Chamber of CommerceBusiness and community directory and visitors' guide.
Sebastopol.net - CommunityList of community organizations and services.
SebwebCommunity-supported web site for Sebastopol, California; has community calendars, information about services, members directory, government agencies.