Sebastopol - Sitting 10 miles west of Santa Rosa,Sebastopolis a semi-urban community. Incorporated in 1902, early-on the city thrived with the apple industry. Delicious Gravenstein apples drove this prosperity until the mid Twentieth Century when their economic significance began to decline. Sebastopol is now a vibrant, creative community which is considered by many to be the creative hub of West Sonoma County. The City is a leader in energy and water conservation efforts and works toward creation of a sustainable local economy. Home to 7,800 residents.