The City of Guadalupe-Gateway to the Dunes!
Guadalupe is located in Santa Barbara County, on the Central California coast near the famous Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes. As of the census of 2010, there were 7,080 people residing in the city. The city was established in 1840 and incorporated on August 3, 1946. California's Pacific Coast Highway, California Highway 1, runs right through the downtown of Guadalupe. Guadalupe is an attractive home for families, providing safe and affordable neighborhoods, excellent restaurants, good schools and a friendly environment.
We hope you will visit us soon!
The City of Guadalupe was privileged to be featured in the popular TV series "California Gold", starring Huell Howser. Chapman University has established an on-line archive of all the episodes in the series, including the one featuring the City. You can view the episode here.
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Bicycle and Pedestrian
Master Plan Survey
Please Take our Survey!
Have you filled out the Guadalupe Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan survey?
Please take a few minutes to complete this short survey to help us identify bicycle and pedestrian needs in the community to inform the development of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The survey is available in English and Spanish. Please note the survey is anonymous and no personal information is recorded or requested.
Beach Parking Fee Survey
The Parks Division of the Santa Barbara County Community Services Department is exploring the feasibility of charging beach parking fees at seven locations throughout the county.These beach locations under consideration are: Rincon, Lookout, Loon Point, Arroyo Burro, Goleta, Ocean and Guadalupe Dunes.Please take a moment to fill out this survey to better give us an understanding of your thoughts. Thank You.
Visit the New Recycle Resource Page under the Residents Section!
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A Message from the Office of Emergency Management
As you begin to prepare for the New Year, please make sure your family has an Emergency Preparedness Plan in place. Please see the Residents page for more information.