Goleta

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Historic site of one of the largest Native American villages inhabited by the Chumash people, and first visited by European explorers in the 16th century, Goleta Valley has evolved through periods of ranching, agriculture, oil and gas production and military use. Today, Goleta it is a center for high-tech firms, is a bedroom community for adjacent Santa Barbara, and is home to the extensive campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara International Airport.

Encompassing approximately 26 square miles and with a population of around 55,000, Goleta offers modest neighborhood homes, condominiums and gated communities. The quiet town is known for supporting and promoting its schools, churches and community organizations, as well as for its family-friendly parks, restaurants and other amenities.