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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Guadalupe.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Guadalupe ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Santa Maria. It lies just east of Guadalupe. Santa Maria has a population of 106,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is San Luis Obispo. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the north of Guadalupe and has a population of 47,500 people.

For comparison, Guadalupe has a population of 7,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Guadalupe and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Arroyo Grande   [Map]   18,097   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Atascadero   [Map]   30,330   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Buellton   [Map]   ---   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
El Paso de Robles   [Map]   31,907   N   46 miles [74 km]
Grover Beach   [Map]   13,641   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lompoc   [Map]   43,712   S   23 miles [37 km]
Morro Bay   [Map]   ---   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pismo Beach   [Map]   8,198   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Solvang   [Map]   5,802   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Avila Beach   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Betteravia   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Callender   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Casmalia   [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fairoaks   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lompoc Village   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Los Alamos   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mission Hills   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Nipomo   [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Oceano   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Orcutt   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Port San Luis   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
San Miguelito   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Shell Beach   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Vandenberg Village   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]

For more communities neighboring Guadalupe, please visit our County-by-County Page for Guadalupe.

Santa Barbara County ...

Guadalupe is located in Santa Barbara County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Santa Barbara County: Kern, San Luis Obispo & Ventura. The western and southern boundaries of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Guadalupe ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Guadalupe.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Guadalupe ...

Looking for more information about Guadalupe? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Guadalupe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Guadalupe.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Guadalupe.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Guadalupe. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Guadalupe. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of California

    California Tourism
    Parks for California

    Fishing in California
    Hunting in California

TripAdvisor Link for:

    California Statewide Tourism
    Guadalupe Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Guadalupe


National Park Service (NPS) sites in California

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in California

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in California

Airports Near Guadalupe ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Guadalupe.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX/KSMX)   [Map]   SMX   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oceano Co. Airport    [Map]   L52   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
San Luis County Rgnl. (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]   SBP   N   18 miles [29 km]
Lompoc Airport (LPC/KLPC)   [Map]   LPC   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Guadalupe.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Guadalupe. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
San Luis County Rgnl. (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]   SBP   N   18 miles [29 km]
Fresno Yosemite Intl. (FAT/KFAT)   [Map]   FAT   NNE   133 miles [214 km]
Bob Hope Airport (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]   BUR   ESE   136 miles [218.9 km]
Los Angeles Intl. (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]   LAX   ESE   142 miles [228.5 km]
Long Bch. Airport (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]   LGB   ESE   159 miles [255.9 km]
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]   SNA   ESE   178 miles [286.5 km]
Ontario Intl. (ONT/KONT)   [Map]   ONT   ESE   180 miles [289.7 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   NNW   181 miles [291.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX/KSMX)   [Map]   SMX   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Santa Barbara Muni. (SBA/KSBA)   [Map]   SBA   SE   55 miles [88.5 km]
Meadows Fld. (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]   BFL   ENE   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Oceano Co. Airport    [Map]   L52   NNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lompoc Airport (LPC/KLPC)   [Map]   LPC   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Santa Ynez Airport(ICAO: KIZA)   [Map]   IZA   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

San Luis County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KSBP)   [Map]
        Website for San Luis County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fresno Yosemite Intl.   (FAT/KFAT)   [Map]
        Website for Fresno Yosemite International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Meadows Fld.   (BFL/KBFL)   [Map]
        Website for Meadows Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Visalia Muni.   (VIS/KVIS)   [Map]
        Website for Visalia Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lompoc Airport   (LPC/KLPC)   [Map]
        Website for Lompoc Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Santa Ynez Airport   (ICAO: KIZA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Paso Robles Muni.   (ICAO: KPRB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bob Hope Airport   (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]
        Website for Bob Hope Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Los Angeles Intl.   (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]
        Website for Los Angeles International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Long Bch. Airport   (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]
        Website for Long Beach Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport   (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]
        Website for John Wayne - Orange County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ontario Intl.   (ONT/KONT)   [Map]
        Website for Ontario International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.   (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]
        Website for Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Santa Maria Public Airport   (SMX/KSMX)   [Map]
        Website for Santa Maria Public Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Santa Barbara Muni.   (SBA/KSBA)   [Map]
        Website for Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Visit our Community Index for California

About Santa Barbara County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Guadalupe: www.ci.guadalupe.ca.us/

The official website for Santa Barbara County: www.countyofsb.org/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Guadalupe.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Guadalupe. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Guadalupe) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Guadalupe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Guadalupe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Guadalupe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9680, Longitude: -120.5739     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Guadalupe), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Guadalupe.



 
 
 

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