Enjoy the fusion of modern and traditional values in this sophisticated yet rural town.

Welcome to Sebastopol

It is a self-declared city of diversity, situated in western Sonoma County. Located about 50 miles north of San Francisco, it sits at the crossroads of Highways 12 and 116. There is a sophisticated yet rural ambiance here that is a product of the city's devotion to sustainable agriculture, community spirit, and historical preservation. Sebastopol is a certified Slow City, part of a global movement of small towns committed to staying green, local, friendly, and artistic. Slow Cities also support local commerce and culture while welcoming visitors and encouraging neighbors, integrating technology for well-being, protecting the environment, and developing community-friendly infrastructure. Solar Sebastopol has been instrumental in converting many public buildings to solar energy including the police station, high school, and community pool.
This commitment to the environment is more than a recent one. Luther Burbank began his experimental farm on 15 acres here and introduced more than 800 varieties of flowers, fruits, vegetables, and grains. Sebastopol's world-famous Gravenstein apples are a testament to its continued agricultural legacy. The community of Sebastopol is also proud of its community spirit and sponsors many activities to promote its camaraderie and vitality. Visitors and residents alike enjoy the fusion of modern and traditional values in Sebastopol.
Don't miss the annual Apple Blossom Fair at Ives Park every spring where folks come from miles around to enjoy our parade. Authentic handmade floats, amazing animals, and colorful displays delight all. Another notable event is the Gravenstein Apple Fair at Ragle Ranch Park every Autumn going strong for more than 50 years!
Our Favorite Restaurants
Handline  (707) 827-3744 |  935 Gravenstein Ave. South, Sebastopol, CA 95472 | Breezy eatery for sustainable seafood, tacos, burgers & another coastal Californian fare.
Goldfinch Sebastopol (707) 827-9882 | | 119 S Main St, Sebastopol, CA 95472 | Featuring wood-fired, locally sourced, and sustainable fare.
Khom Loi (707) 329-6917 | | 7385 Healdsburg Ave # 101, Sebastopol, CA 95472 | Khom Loi is dedicated to authoring Thai flavors through a Sonoma lens.
Blue Ridge Kitchen (707) 222-5040 | | 6770 McKinley St Ste 150, Sebastopol, CA 95472 | Located in the Barlow, Blue Ridge Kitchen™ is a farmhouse style wood grill and cocktail bar designed for family-style sharing.

Overview for Sebastopol, CA

7,563 people live in Sebastopol, where the median age is 49.1 and the average individual income is $45,865. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.1 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Sebastopol, CA

Sebastopol has 3,221 households, with an average household size of 2.32. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sebastopol do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,563 people call Sebastopol home. The population density is 4,018.15 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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46.25 / 53.75%

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Schools in Sebastopol, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Sebastopol. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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9th - 12th
West Sonoma County Consortium
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Park Side Elementary
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9th - 12th

Around Sebastopol, CA

There's plenty to do around Sebastopol, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Dehlinger Winery, The Strudel Guys, and WineBerry Lodge.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$ 3.99 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.28 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.96 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.53 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.41 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.59 miles 44 reviews 5/5 stars

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