The quaint Salinas Valley community of Gonzales, known for its afternoon summer breeze, is at the heart of the food, wine, and agriculture renaissance taking place in Monterey County's fertile and productive Salinas Valley. The city’s small town character, relaxed life-style, gateway location to the Santa Lucia Highlands River Road Wine Corridor, moderate climate, short commute distance to nearby Salinas and its close proximity to the cities along the Monterey Peninsula are appealing to people and present unique opportunities for economic development.
Gonzales is located within a comfortable driving distance of several major California cities and enjoys multiple transportation options. The city’s proximity to main shipping lanes (highways, ports, rail, and air) makes receiving or moving products from here to anywhere, easy and quick. For a transportation map, click here
Gonzales has much to offer for employers looking to expand their business or relocate to the community. The city’s location, easy accessibility and diverse workforce offer your business a competitive economic advantage.