2.3k Shares 7 Comments. Over 1,000 people attended her Willits funeral in 1997. Located at the center of Mendocino County in the Little Lake Valley, 20 miles (32 km) north of Ukiah on U.S. Route 101 (otherwise known as the Redwood Highway). "Willits is famous for the Skunk Train. [10], Annual precipitation averages 51.7 inches (1,310 mm). The median age was 37.8 years. ", "Efforts to Preserve Seabiscuit's Home Enter the Final Stretch", "Roots of Motive Power | Railroad & Logging Museum - Willits, CA", "Reptilian Agenda, by EMBRYONIC DEVOURMENT", "About... me! Torrance High School - 2200 W. Carson Street, Torrance, California, USA (High School scenes) Is this interesting? Willits (formerly Little Lake and Willitsville) is a city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Willits is located in Northern California, the "Heart of Mendocino County" & "Gateway to the Redwoods. Is this based on a real, legendary place, is it inspired by a similar place, or is this completely fictional? The most snow in one month was 20.0 inches (510 mm) in December 1964. [27], Beginning in 1996, the city and many residents became embroiled in lawsuits against the Whitman Corporation (later acquired by PepsiCo, Inc.), alleging that hexavalent chromium pollution left by the Remco Hydraulics chrome plating plant, which was owned by Bob Harrah and Whitman and operated in Willits from 1964–1995, is responsible for a host of local health problems. Top. But like I said I'll take that over the "pedestrian action DTV of the week". [40][41], Willits Municipal Airport (also known as Ells Field) is a public general aviation airport with one runway, located 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of the city. Willits is located in Northern California, the "Heart of Mendocino County" & "Gateway to the Redwoods. Some notable names from Willits include Sylvia Friend, labor leader and environmental activist, who fought to save the Redwoods. [33], There were 1,914 households, out of which 667 (34.8%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 693 (36.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 320 (16.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 143 (7.5%) had a male householder with no wife present. The Ukiah Daily Evening Post reported "there seems to be no proof whatever that the murdered men were guilty of the offense charged against them. Peaking On fire! The Frost family supported the South during the war, and the Coates family supported the Union. Latest stories. [3] The population was 4,888 at the 2010 census, down from 5,073 at the 2000 census. (2005). DecayMag.com: Welcome to Willits seems to take a darker approach than Abysm. [39], Willits is the eastern terminus of the California Western Railroad (otherwise known as the "Skunk Train"), running through the Coast Redwood forests to coastal Fort Bragg. The three, it was later reported, had for years been involved in stealing, robbing smokehouses, drinking and reckless discharging of their firearms. Thanks for stopping by Tim, feel free to come back anytime. [26], Willits is also home to classical guitar luthier Gregory Byers. Sable Ranch - 25933 Sand Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, California, USA (New Church and Country Club scenes) 1 of 1 found this interesting Interesting? [11] The wettest year on record was 1983 with 91.58 inches (2,326 mm) and the driest year on record was 2013 with 16.68 inches (424 mm). Black Bart) stole multiple Wells Fargo boxes and mail from stagecoaches traveling through Willits. Welcome to Willits, California! The median income for a household in the city was $26,283, and the median income for a family was $36,193. [36], Willits is served by local and regional newspapers as well as a low-power community radio station. The average household size was 2.50. Time is merciless, we are a bit late and there are already some good filming locations post out there.