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Mission Hills, California
(Santa Barbara County)

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Welcome to Mission Hills ...

Mission Hills is located in Santa Barbara County<1>.

The location of Mission Hills has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Mission Hills is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Mission Hills lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Mission Hills: (805)

Communities Also Named Mission Hills ...

While we believe that this Mission Hills is located in Santa Barbara County, we know of another 2 California communities named Mission Hills. Those communities are located in the following counties: Los Angeles and San Diego County.

Beyond California, there are 8 communities that are also named Mission Hills - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mission Hills.

Communities near Mission Hills ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mission Hills.

  • Santa Maria [Santa Barbara County]
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    • Santa Maria [Santa Barbara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Mission Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 105,851 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Maria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Maria<5>
  • Solvang [Santa Barbara County]
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    • Solvang [Santa Barbara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Mission Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,556 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Solvang
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Solvang<5>
  • Buellton [Santa Barbara County]
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    • Buellton [Santa Barbara County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Mission Hills
    • Estimated population in 2015: 5,082 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buellton<5>
  • Los Alamos [Santa Barbara County]
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    • Lompoc Landing [Santa Barbara County] - Historic
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      • Lompoc Landing [Santa Barbara County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Mission Hills
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Lompoc Landing. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
    • Casmalia [Santa Barbara County]
    • Orcutt [Santa Barbara County]
    • Garey [Santa Barbara County]
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      • Garey [Santa Barbara County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Mission Hills
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    • Betteravia [Santa Barbara County]
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      • Betteravia [Santa Barbara County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Mission Hills
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    • Ballard [Santa Barbara County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mission Hills. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mission Hills.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mission Hills. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mission Hills.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mission Hills. See our Newspapers Page for Mission Hills.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mission Hills ...

Looking for more information about Mission Hills? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Mission Hills, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mission Hills.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Santa Barbara, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mission Hills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mission Hills) 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 Mission Hills. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mission HillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mission Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6861, Longitude: -120.4368       In this case, the coordinates for Mission Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






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