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.

Landmarks in the Area

Located in , the South Coast Railroad Museum is a showplace for the Goleta Depot, a preserved 1901 Southern Pacific Railroad train station. is situated 1½ miles west of Goleta. Photo: Gcoombs, CC BY 2.5.

The Stow House is a historical landmark in , . is situated 1½ miles west of Goleta.

The Art, Design & Architecture Museum, formerly the University Art Museum, is located on the campus of the UCSB in , , United States. is situated 2 miles southwest of Goleta. Photo: Airickson, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Goleta Slough is an area of estuary, tidal creeks, tidal marsh, and wetlands near , , United States. is situated 1¼ miles southwest of Goleta. Photo: Antandrus, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Goleta is a city in southern Santa Barbara County, California, USA. Photo: Jw4nvc, CC BY 3.0.

Isla Vista is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Santa Barbara County, California in the United States. is situated 2½ miles southwest of Goleta.


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