The beautiful town of Lompoc is located on the central California coast in the Lompoc Valley of Santa Barbara County. Lompoc was named after the Chumash word for a lagoon. The city attracts military personnel and their families because of its location near Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Lompoc Valley also produces premium quality wines that are internationally recognized.
Please see our featured list below of things to explore in the beautiful town of Lompoc. For a more detailed list visit the Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau website.
The Sta. Rita Hills American Viticulture Appellation is located on California’s Central Coast in Santa Barbara County. The Pacific Ocean’s marine layer and afternoon ocean breezes traverse the coastal valley corridors between the Purisima Hills and the Santa Rosa Hills, creating the perfect environment for growing Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and other cool climate wine grape varieties.
Built on 80 acres, this state-of-the-art facility serves as a premier training location for Fire, Law Enforcement, EMS, and Environmental Technology. The complex is located on the scenic California Central Coast in beautiful Santa Barbara County. It serves students enrolled in the college’s public safety programs and additionally provides specialized and customized training that meets the needs of local, regional, state, national, and international public agencies and private industries.
Lompoc, California is a quaint, off-the-beaten-path town, filled with adventure, culture and discovery. We are known for many things including our passionate winemakers who create a diversity of world-class wines. We invite you to visit, taste, and take back some of the Central Coast’s best kept secrets.