Welcome to Santa Rosa, where everything in Sonoma County comes together. This is the county seat, the heart of local government and the main shopping Mecca for the entire county. Wine country and farm country, redwood forests and rivers, lakes and ocean, this is a good place to start to explore Sonoma County. In the center of Santa Rosa, our charming downtown is lined with intriguing shops and restaurants that delight casual diners and epicureans alike. So come, dip into California’s Cornucopia, and fill up on our place of plenty. Just 55 miles north of San Francisco, this vibrant city overflows with all you love about California.