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Carpinteria
Santa Barbara County, California

ZipCodes
93013




Page Contents for Carpinteria, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Carpinteria is approximately 13,829 2004, 13040 2010.
The approximate number of families is 5,457 1990, 4759 2010.
The amount of land area in Carpinteria is 7.007 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Carpinteria is 2.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 11.833 sq kilometers.
The distance from Carpinteria to Washington DC is 2498 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 305 miles. (as the crow flies)
Carpinteria is positioned 34.38 degrees north of the equator and 119.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Carpinteria elevation is 14 feet above sea level.
Carpinteria median income is $ 47,729 2000.
The Carpinteria median home price is $ 382,400 2000.
Carpinteria average temperature is 68-80 degrees F.

Location

on the California Pacific Coast just 13 miles south of Santa Barbara. Other nearby communities include Toro Canyon, Summerland, Montecito, Mission Canyon, Oak View, Mira Monte and Meiners Oaks.
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Weather


mild with over 300 days of sunshine every year.
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History & History Related Items

Carpinteria was named for explorer Gaspar de Portola who, after finding many wooden boats at the beach here, gave it the name which means carpentry. The Chumash Indians lived in the area and utilized the gentle slope in the water and the mild waves to launch their boats.
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Attractions

Photos and information for Carpinteria

Mussel Shoals is an area just 5 miles south of Carpinteria. See this site for some pictures and information about the area.
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Carpinteria

Miscellany

The population of Carpinteria was:
1990 - 13,747
2000 - 14,194
2004 - 13,829

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