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 online archive of all the episodes in the series, including the one featuring the City. You can view the episode here.

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Guadalupe SMOOTH Transportation

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.