SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

1856 Listings

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Population: 399,347     2000 census
Area: 1,752,620 Acres
County Seat: Santa Barbara 1850 - present
Date: February 18, 1850 Original county

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Spanish Missions

Name

Date

Date Restored
Mission Santa Ines September 17, 1804 1817, 1904
Mission Santa Barbara December 16, 1786 1926
Mission La Concepcion Purisima
(not original Site)
1813 1813, 1935
Site of Original Mission and Remaining Ruins of Buildings of MissionDe La Purisima Concepcion De Maria Santisma December 8, 1787
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
248 Gaviota Pass  
305 Mission Santa Ines September 17, 1804
306 Burton Mound  
307 Casa De La Guerra  
308 Covarrubias Adobe 1817
309 Mission Santa Barbara December 16, 1786
340 Mission La Concepcion Purisima December 8, 1787
361 Old Lombero Theatre February 22, 1873
535 Carpintera and Indian Village of Mishopshnow
Aka San Roque (1769)
aka La Carpinteria
 
559 Hastings Adobe 1854
582 Well "Hill 4" April 30, 1906
636 Royal Spanish Presidio April 19, 1782
721 Carrillo Adobe 1825
877 Chapel of San Ramon 1875
928 Site of Original Mission and Remaining Ruins of Buildings of MissionDe La Purisima Concepcion De Maria Santisma December 8, 1787

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
1,185 3,543 7,784 9,478

 

Territorial History

1850 One of the 27 original counties
  Territory from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo (1851)
Territory from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo (1854)
Territory from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles (1851)
Territory from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo (1872)
Territory from Santa Barbara to Ventura (1872)
Territory from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles (1872)
Territory from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara (1851)
Territory from San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara (1852)
Territory from San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara (1872)
Territory from San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara (1854)
Territory from Monterey to Santa Barbara (1861)

 

Named for the Mission Santa Barbara.

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