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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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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 County Barbara, San Luis Obispo County San Luis Obispo, Ventura County and Kern County counties. Much of the infrastructure from ARCO's settling of the town still exists today and is used by town residents. The imprint of an old Indian trail can still be seen leading over the hills of Ventura County to the headwaters of Piru, California creek. 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.
The official website for the city of New Cuyama is http://www.countyofsb.org/index.asp.
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