Goleta is a city a few miles west of and part of the contiguous urban area of Santa Barbara, within , . This article also covers the unincorporated community of Isla Vista, which is home to the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a historical landmark in Goleta, .

The South Coast Railroad Museum in Goleta, California is a showplace for the Goleta Depot, a preserved 1901 Southern Pacific Railroad . Photo: Gcoombs, CC BY 2.5.

was a mesalike island located about 10 miles west of near the outlet of the into the Pacific Ocean.

Nature reserve
The is an area of estuary, tidal creeks, tidal marsh, and wetlands near Goleta, , United States. Photo: Antandrus, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Goleta is a city a few miles west of and part of the contiguous urban area of Santa Barbara, within , . is situated 2½ miles southwest of Goleta.

is an unincorporated suburb of , located in Santa Barbara County. is situated 3½ miles east of Goleta.


34.4358° or 34° 26' 9" north
-119.8276° or 119° 49' 39.5" west
United Nations Location Code
20 feet (6 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 150950661
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Goleta, California
  • Arabic: غوليتا
  • Arabic: غوليتا، سانتا باربارا، كاليفورنيا
  • Basque: Goleta (Kalifornia)
  • Basque: Goleta
  • Bengali: গোলেটা
  • Bulgarian: Голита
  • Cebuano: Goleta
  • Chinese: Goleta
  • Chinese: 戈利塔
  • Croatian: Goleta
  • Danish: Goleta
  • Danish: Skonnert
  • Dutch: Goleta
  • Dutch: Schoener
  • Egyptian Arabic: جوليتا
  • English: Goleta, California
  • Finnish: Goleta
  • Finnish: Kuunari
  • French: Goleta
  • French: Goélette
  • German: Goleta
  • German: Schoner
  • Greek: Γκολέτα
  • Gujarati: ગોલેટા
  • Haitian: Goleta, Kalifòni
  • Haitian: Goleta
  • Hindi: गोलेटा
  • Icelandic: Skonnorta
  • Indonesian: Goleta
  • Italian: Goleta
  • Italian: Schooner
  • Japanese: ゴリータ
  • Kannada: ಗೊಲೆಟಾ
  • Korean: 골레타
  • Latvian: Goleta
  • Lithuanian: Goleta
  • Malagasy: Goleta, Kalifornia
  • Malay: Goleta
  • Malayalam: ഗോലെറ്റ
  • Marathi: गोलेटा
  • Min Nan Chinese: Goleta
  • Nepali: गोलेटा, क्यालिफोर्निया
  • Newari: गोलेटा (क्यालिफोर्निया)
  • Newari: गोलेटा, क्यालिफोर्निया
  • Newari: गोलेटा
  • Norwegian: Goleta
  • Norwegian: Skonnert
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Goleta
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Skonnert
  • Persian: گولتا
  • Persian: گولیتا، کالیفرنیا
  • Polish: Goleta
  • Polish: Szkuner
  • Portuguese: Goleta
  • Russian: Голета
  • Russian: Шхуна
  • Serbian: Goleta
  • Serbian: Golita
  • Serbian: Голита
  • Serbo-Croatian: Goleta, California
  • Serbo-Croatian: Goleta
  • Serbo-Croatian: Škuna
  • Sinhala: ගොලීටා
  • Slovak: Škuner
  • South Azerbaijani: قولتا، کالیفورنیا
  • Spanish: Goleta
  • Spanish: Goleta California
  • Swahili: Goleta
  • Swedish: Goleta, Kalifornien
  • Swedish: Goleta
  • Swedish: Skonert
  • Tagalog: Goleta, California
  • Tagalog: Goleta
  • Tamil: கோளேடோ
  • Telugu: గోలేటా
  • Thai: โกลตา
  • Turkish: Goleta, Kaliforniya
  • Ukrainian: Голета
  • Urdu: جولیتا
  • Urdu: گولیتا، کیلیفورنیا
  • Vietnamese: Goleta
  • Volapük: Goleta
  • Waray (Philippines): Goleta
  • La Patera Village
  • Голіта

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