Living in Gonzales
Situated in the heart of the sixty-mile-long Salinas Valley, Gonzales is nestled between the rolling Gabilan Mountains and the picturesque Santa Lucia Range. A commuter’s and employer’s paradise, Gonzales is located just 18 minutes south of Salinas, the county seat, and 30 minutes east of the Monterey Bay and its restaurants, attractions, golf, and cultural events.
The City of Gonzales is dedicated to building not only business, but community, wellness and family. From affordable housing to beautiful parks and open spaces, Gonzales is a great place to raise a family. Click on the links below to learn more about our education, recreation, culture and more: