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 The Town of Yountville (pop 2,933), is located in the heart of the beautiful Napa Valley wine country and enjoys a “small-town” lifestyle and the sophisticated ambiance of premium restaurants, hotels and inns, spas, theater, museum, and a 9-hole public golf course. Yountville is also home to the Veterans Home of California, a community of and for veterans.

Napa Valley is located approximately 60 miles from San Francisco Bay, and accessible to Sacramento, and the Sonoma Coast.

The Town of Yountville is fiscally sound and benefits from strong locally derived revenues that enable the Town to undertake a variety of important community development projects. The dedicated Town staff embraces a team approach and a management philosophy that supports the professional growth of employees within the organization.

The Town of Yountville, renowned for its world-class restaurants and award winning chefs, has earned the unofficial title of 'Culinary Capital of the Napa Valley'. From French, Italian, Pacific Rim, Bistro and California Cuisine to down-home comfort food, an array of fine dining and unmatched ambiance are yours to discover in Yountville. Located within walking distance of the Town's well appointed hotels, are small luxury inns, premium wineries, activities and shopping.

In 1999 the area around Yountville was approved an American Vitacultural Area (AVA), a unique area for growing grapes. Its boundaries were primarily established by those of the other existing or proposed AVA's in the large Napa Valley AVA-Oak Knoll district on the south, Oakville on the north, Stags Leap district on the east, and Mount Veeder on the west. The Town of Yountville takes its name from George C. Yount (its founding father), who had a large land grant in the Napa Valley and who was the first to plant grapes there. The Yountville AVA is warmer than the Carneros AVA, but cooler than areas to the west and north of it. The area encompasses about 8,260 acres with not quite half of that planted to vineyards. Chardonnay is the dominant of varietals, especially in vineyards to the south where it's coolest. Merlot and Cabernet Franc do well here, as does Cabernet Sauvignon in the AVA's northern portion.

Visitors will enjoy the small town atmosphere, renowned first-class restaurants, luxury hotels and inns, premium wineries and shopping.



Population (US Census 2010): 2,933
Total Housing Units (2010): 1,252
Yearly Average Temperature: 59.62 degrees Fahrenheit
Average Annual Precipitation: 24.6 inches
Elevation: 97 feet


1 Elementary School


Law Enforcement Services - Napa County Sheriff’s Department
Fire & Emergency Medical Services – Napa County/CalFire