On the Coast, Down to Earth
Goleta is located on the south coast of Santa Barbara County, next to the City of Santa Barbara. Goleta is adjacent to the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA). Goleta is the principal industrial sector of Santa Barbara County. The City is home to approximately 80 research and development firms in the high-tech field including those that specialize in electronics, telecommunications, medical research, national security and remote sensing manufacturing that contribute significantly to the local economy. Goleta has a mild climate year round and is home to Goleta Beach and two world-class golf courses, making it a popular tourist location for those who love the outdoors.
Incorporated: February 1, 2002
Population: 30,525 (city limits)
Square Miles: 7.975 sq. mi.
Avg Temp: Between 60 & 70 degrees Fahrenheit
Kristen Miller, President & CEO
Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce
805/967-2500 - ext 8
City of Goleta
Jaime A. Valdez
Economic Development Coordinator