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Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara, CA

Moving to Santa Barbara, CA – The American Riviera

Where is Santa Barbara?  It’s situated between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean and is full of beautiful beaches, clean ocean air and majestic mountains!  Santa Barbara is the second largest city in Santa Barbara County and is known as a premier resort destination. With a population of around 88,000, it is has just enough big-city amenities to make it exciting without the congestion and overcrowded feeling of a larger city!  Welcome to Santa Barbara, we think you’ll like it here!

The weather in Santa Barbara.  I hope you love sunshine and warm ocean breezes, because that’s what you’re in for when you move to Santa Barbara!  The average temperatures range from the 40s during the winter months and the mid-70s in the summer months. You’ll definitely need your sunglasses, because Santa Barbara is lucky enough to have more than 300 sunny days a year!

Getting an education in Santa Barbara. If you’re moving to Santa Barbara and looking to further your education, you can choose between University of California Santa Barbara and Westmont College.  Both schools offer excellent degree plans in a variety of disciplines. 

Playing in Santa Barbara.  Not many cities scream “fun in the sun” louder than Santa Barbara, California!  If you’re a lover of beaches and outdoor activities, you’ll have tons to do here.  Flanked by towering palms and the Pacific Ocean, Chase Palm Park is one of Santa Barbara’s local favorite beaches!  El Capitan State Beach is another local hotspot for swimming, fishing, surfing and camping.  If you’re a wine connoisseur, then you will be right at home in Santa Barbara, which boasts guided wine tours, tasting rooms and vineyards galore!     

Shopping in Santa Barbara.  Shopping in Santa Barbara is an experience to remember!  Whether you’re in the market for high end designer fashion or bargain basement deals, Santa Barbara has the shops for you.  Downtown Santa Barbara features major retailers and unique shops all conveniently located in the vicinity of State Street.  Paseo Nuevo offers over 50 shops and restaurants and is anchored by Macy’s and Nordstrom.  So don’t worry, you will be able to find whatever your heart desires! 

Helpful Links for Moving to Santa Barbara, California
Chamber of Commerce
New Resident Information
City Website
School District
Community Information

The service center for Santa Barbara, CA is located in Ventura, CA.

Information about Santa Barbara, CA

Est. Population: 86353
County: Santa Barbara
Latitude: 34.4167
Longitude: -119.7000
Zip Codes: 93101