Woodland, city (1990 pop. 39,802), seat of Yolo co., N central Calif., in a fertile farm area yielding tomatoes, wheat, rice, beans, vegetables, walnuts, almonds, melons, safflower, and sugar beets; inc. 1871. It is a growing manufacturing center with numerous plants for vegetables canning, rice milling, and beet-sugar refining, as well as related warehousing operations. Wine is made in the area. Woodland has many historic homes and is the site of a state historical farm.
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