The Watsonville area makes up the entire southern end of Santa Cruz County, with Aptos to the north, the Monterey Bay to the west, Santa Clara County to the east, and Monterey County to the south. Like the rest of Santa Cruz County, the area enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate with cool, wet winters and mild, dry summers. Fog is common overnight and in the morning, especially in the summer, but it typically burns off by early afternoon. The coastal areas of Watsonville are dominated by small beach communities and protected wildlife sanctuaries. Inland areas include downtown Watsonville and various rural and agricultural communities. The Watsonville area encompasses the City of Watsonville, Corralitos, La Selva Beach, Larkin Valley, the Hall Road and Las Lomas area, the College Road area, Amesti and the Green Valley Road area, and Watsonville’s 55+ senior community known as the Adult Village.