About Buellton, CA 

Buellton is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. It is located in the Santa Ynez Valley. The population was 4,828 at the 2010 census. With its convenient location at the junction of U.S. Route 101 and State Route 246, Buellton attracts many travelers. 

History
Buellton is named for Rufus T. Buell, an early settler who owned the Rancho San Carlos de Jonata Mexican land grant. It has been a minor tourist destination since the 1920s, and became increasingly popular after the opening of Pea Soup Andersen's in 1924. This and an abundance of fuel, lodging and other traveler services led Buellton to adopt the nickname "Servicetown, USA."

 Buellton has also experienced increased notoriety due to the film Sideways (2004), which was filmed in Buellton and Solvang. The City has gained additional tourism due to many nearby wineries, two popular breweries, and the Flying Flags RV Resort.

Demographics

At the 2010 census Buellton had a population of 4,828. The population density was 3,050.3 inhabitants per square mile (1,177.7/km2). The racial makeup of Buellton was 3,912 (81.0%) White, 37 (0.8%) African American, 76 (1.6%) Native American, 137 (2.8%) Asian, 5 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 424 (8.8%) from other races, and 237 (4.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,451 persons (30.1%). The whole population lived in households, no one lived in non-institutionalized group quarters and no one was institutionalized.

Education

Buellton has two schools which form the Buellton Union Elementary School District. Oak Valley Elementary School serves those students in kindergarten through 5th grade while Jonata Middle School serves grades 6 through 8.  The district serves approximately 600 students. In 2019, Jonata Middle School was named a California Distinguished School while the Buellton Union Elementary School District was named a California Exemplary District. The City is also served by the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District. Santa Ynez Valley High School is located in Santa Ynez.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 








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