About This Place
Lockwood is a census-designated place in Monterey County, California. It is located 6 miles (9.7 km) east-southeast of Jolon, 1.8 miles (2.9 km) north of the mouth of Tule Canyon, 3 miles (4.8 km) north of San Antonio River, and 9.3 miles (15 km) north of Bryson, at an elevation of 971 feet (296 m).
Lockwood is in southern Monterey County and is a small town consisting of farms, ranches, and vineyards.
Lockwood encompasses the San Antonio Lake, a very popular destination for many boaters and wakeboarders all around San Luis Obispo and Monterey Counties. There is a post office in Lockwood, a community center, Fayter's Equine/Repair Service, and 2 stores, the Pleyto Store and the Lockwood Store. Just outside of Lockwood is Hesperia Hall, located in Bryson-Hesperia. Lockwood also encompasses the San Antonio Valley Vineyards, including several more vineyards and few olive grows. There is extensive grazing land and cattle ranching in the area, and some families have been here ever since the town was founded, ranching and farming for generations. Lots of history for a little known area. Also don't forget to check out the San Antonio Mission. Lockwood is also home to Fort Hunter Liggett Military Base.