The population of the entire county in 2010 was 423,895.In addition to being a popular tourist and resort destination, the city economy includes a large service sector, education, technology, health care, finance, agriculture, manufacturing, and local government.Evidence of human habitation of the area begins at least 13,000 years ago.
A land expedition led by Gaspar de Portolà visited in 1769, and Franciscan missionary Juan Crespi, who accompanied the expedition, named a large native town "Laguna de la Concepcion".
This unique location is home to both warm water currents from the South and cold water currents from the North.
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Photo Credit: Instagram Fan @opal_sb The fantastic Spanish-Moorish (no hyphen) style mural room in the Santa Barbara Courthouse delights the eye with exuberant displays of brilliant colored tiles and cinematic murals in some of its historic rooms.