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Santa Maria is located on California's Central Coast between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. It is approximately 170 miles north of Los Angeles and 270 miles south of San Francisco. Those fortunate enough to relocate to this peaceful valley will find friendly neighbors, a strong community spirit, a growing business sector and a moderate cost of living.


Santa Maria enjoys a smog-free climate with mild temperatures throughout the year. Ocean breezes cool the valley in the summer and warm it in the winter.


Economy and attractions
The city of
Santa Maria is a center for regional trading, manufacturing and service. The area has a stable economic base which includes agriculture, transportation, oil, tourism, electronic manufacturing and the nearby Vandenberg Air Force Base, the largest employer in the area.

The Santa Maria Valley offers a multitude of activities. Outdoor recreation seekers will appreciate the valley's varied terrain, stunning scenery, and mild climate. The area features several beautiful golf courses, plus opportunities for nearly every type of recreation under the sun, including hiking, fishing, mountain biking, surfing, and more.

Adding to this towns appeal is its world-famous Santa Maria-style barbecue. Locals and visitors alike are greeted with the aroma of superb barbecue. In fact, Santa Maria is known as the "Barbecue Capital of the World" and is home to many legendary barbecue houses.

Cultural attractions in Santa Maria include the Museum of Flight, with its collection of vintage aircraft; live theater at the PCPA Theaterfest, Great American Melodrama, or the Santa Maria Civic Theater; and the Philharmonic Orchestra. There is also Santa Maria Speedway, where exciting stock car races thrill audiences every Saturday night, April through October.