Santa Barbara County, California Online Historical Directories

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Links to directories at Ancestry are to the images themselves, which are browsable. Non-subscribers will not be able to view these. Non-subscribers can, however, use the search engine and see a listing of possible results (but no images or further details). To search by name, directory, year, or keyword, go to Ancestry's U.S. City Directories search engine. For more information on how to access subscription websites, read Number 5 on my FAQs page.


1860s - 1890s

California Voter Registers, 1866-1898 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Barbara City Directory, 1886 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Barbara City Directory, 1888 - $ (Ancestry)

California State Government and Court Directory, unknown, 1898 - $ (Ancestry)


1900s

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)


1930s

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)

Montecito City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1936 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1936
- $ (Ancestry)

Montecito City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1937 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1937 - $ (Ancestry)

Montecito City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1938
- $ (Ancestry)

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1938 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Maria City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1938-9 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Betteravia, Bicknell, Casmalia, Garey, Guadalupe, Los Alamos, Nipomo, and Orcutt

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1939
- $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Montecito


1940 - 1944

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1940 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Montecito

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1941 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Montecito

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1942 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Montecito

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1943 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Montecito

Montecito City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1944 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1944 - $ (Ancestry)


1945 - 1946

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)

Betteravia City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1945-6 - $ (Ancestry)

Buellton City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1945-6 - $ (Ancestry)

Casmalia City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1945-6 - $ (Ancestry)

Guadalupe City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1945-6 - $ (Ancestry)

Lompoc City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1945-6 - $ (Ancestry)

Los Alamos City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1945-6 - $ (Ancestry)

Los Olivos City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1945-6 - $ (Ancestry)

Montecito City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1945 - $ (Ancestry)

Orcutt City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1945-6 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1945
- $ (Ancestry)

Santa Maria City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1945-6 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Betteravia, Bicknell, Casmalia, Cuyama, Garey, Guadalupe, Los Alamos, Nipomo, Orcutt, and Sisquoc

Santa Ynez City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1945-6
- $ (Ancestry)

Solvang City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1945-6 - $ (Ancestry)

Montecito City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1946
- $ (Ancestry)

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1946
- $ (Ancestry)


1947 - 1949

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)

Betteravia City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1947-8 - $ (Ancestry)

Buellton City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1947-8 - $ (Ancestry)

Casmalia City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1947-8 - $ (Ancestry)

Guadalupe City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1947-8 - $ (Ancestry)

Lompoc City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1947-8 - $ (Ancestry)

Los Alamos City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1947-8 - $ (Ancestry)

Los Olivos City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1947-8 - $ (Ancestry)

Orcutt City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1947-8 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Maria City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1947-8 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Ynez City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1947-8 - $ (Ancestry)

Solvang City Directory, A to Z Directory Publishers, 1947-8 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1948
- $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Montecito

Santa Barbara City Directory, Santa Barbara Directory Company, 1949
- $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Montecito


1960s - 1970s

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 - $ (Ancestry)

Lompoc and Santa Maria City Directories, Polk, 1963 - $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Guadalupe, Orcutt, and Vandenburg Village

Gaviota, Goleta, Montecito, Santa Barbara, and Summerland Telephone Directories, General Telephone Company of California, 1972 - $ (Ancestry)

Santa Barbara City Directory,Polk, 1972
- $ (Ancestry)
 - includes Goleta, Hope Ranch Park, and Montecito

Gaviota, Goleta, Montecito, Santa Barbara, and Summerland Telephone Directories, General Telephone Company of California, 1973
- $ (Ancestry)

Gaviota, Goleta, Isla Vista, Montecito, Santa Barbara, and Summerland Telephone Directories, General Telephone Company of California, 1974
- $ (Ancestry)

Gaviota, Goleta, Isla Vista, Montecito, Santa Barbara, and Summerland Telephone Directories, General Telephone Company of California, 1976 - $ (Ancestry)



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