Montecito is a census-designated place and an unincorporated area in Santa Barbara County, California. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of approximately 10,000, although the boundaries are ill-defined. Montecito is among the wealthiest communities in the United States and is home to Oprah Winfrey and many high-profile personalities. It is east of, and directly adjacent to the city of Santa Barbara, occupying the eastern portion of the coastal plain south of the Santa Ynez Mountains. Portions of the town rise into the lower foothills of the range.
Web Sites and Links
La Casa de MariaNon-profit organization that offers two separate retreat centers nestled in the foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains. Calendar, programs, and virtual tour.
Montecito Union SchoolPublic elementary school for grades K-6