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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near New Cuyama.

Suburbs of New Cuyama: Cuyama.

Zip codes in the city: 93254.

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Funeral Homes near New Cuyama

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Erickson & Brown Funeral Home
501 Lucard St
Taft, CA 93268
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West Side Cemetery District
26910 E Cedar St
Taft, CA 93268
West Side Memorial Services
1150 4th St
Taft, CA 93268

Facts about New Cuyama, California

New Cuyama is a census-designated place in the Cuyama Valley, in Santa Barbara County, California, in the United States. It was named after the Chumash Indian word for \"clams\", most likely due to the millions of petrified prehistoric clamshell fossils that are found in the surrounding areas. The town is home to the majority of the utility infrastructure for its residents, including nearby neighbor Cuyama, California. New Cuyama is located very close to the intersection points for Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura and Kern counties. The town is served by Highway 166 (connecting U.S. Route 101 and Interstate 5) and the public-use New Cuyama Airport. The population was 517 at the 2010 census.

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History

The town of New Cuyama, when founded, was considered the pearl of eastern Santa Barbara County, due to the flow of oil that was coming out of the region. Following the 1949 discovery of oil at the South Cuyama Oil Field, in 1952 the ARCO Richfield Company (ARCO) settled and developed the town of New Cuyama, building housing and associated commercial business – including the New Cuyama Airport (L88) which bears the distinction of being the only public-use paved airport within easy flying range of Los Angeles for more than . The town is home to the majority of the utility infrastructure for its residents, including nearby neighbor Cuyama California. The original ARCO-built gas processing plant is still in use and easily seen due south of New Cuyama, though ARCO has since sold off interest in the facility . During this time Richfield Oil Company built the town funded schools and provided all the important utilities other than electricity.

The official website for the city of New Cuyama is http://www.countyofsb.org/index.asp.

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