San Luis Obispo County, California

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San Luis Obispo County, officially the County of San Luis Obispo, is a county located in the southern region of the U.S. state of California.wikipedia
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San Luis Obispo County, officially the County of San Luis Obispo, is a county located in the southern region of the U.S. state of California.
The region contains ten counties: Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties.

San Luis Obispo, California

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The county seat is San Luis Obispo.
The population of San Luis Obispo County was 269,637 in 2010.

Arroyo Grande, California

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San Luis Obispo County (locally, SLO County) comprises the San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area. These cities and villages are located northwest of San Luis Obispo city, and Avila Beach and the Five Cities Region to the south which were originally: Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach (then known as Grover City), Oceano, Fair Oaks and Halcyon.
Arroyo Grande is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States.

Cambria, California

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Other coastal towns (listed from North to South) include Cambria, Cayucos, Morro Bay, and Los Osos -Baywood Park.
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1).

Cayucos, California

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Other coastal towns (listed from North to South) include Cambria, Cayucos, Morro Bay, and Los Osos -Baywood Park.
Cayucos is a census-designated place located on the coast in San Luis Obispo County, California along California State Route 1 between Cambria to the north and Morro Bay to the south.

Avila Beach, California

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These cities and villages are located northwest of San Luis Obispo city, and Avila Beach and the Five Cities Region to the south which were originally: Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach (then known as Grover City), Oceano, Fair Oaks and Halcyon.
Avila Beach is an unincorporated community in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States, located on San Luis Obispo Bay about 160 miles (257 km) northwest of Los Angeles, and about 200 miles south of San Francisco.

San Simeon, California

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The town of San Simeon is located at the foot of the ridge where newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst built Hearst Castle.
San Simeon (ZIP Code: 93452; area code 805) is a town and census-designated place on the Pacific coast of San Luis Obispo County, California.

Grover Beach, California

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These cities and villages are located northwest of San Luis Obispo city, and Avila Beach and the Five Cities Region to the south which were originally: Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach (then known as Grover City), Oceano, Fair Oaks and Halcyon.
Grover Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States.

Atascadero, California

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Inland, the cities of Paso Robles, Templeton, and Atascadero lie along the Salinas River, near the Paso Robles wine region.
Atascadero is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, about equidistant from Los Angeles and San Francisco on U.S. Route 101.

Nipomo, California

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Nipomo, just south of the Five Cities, borders northern Santa Barbara County.
Nipomo is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States.

Baywood-Los Osos, California

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Other coastal towns (listed from North to South) include Cambria, Cayucos, Morro Bay, and Los Osos -Baywood Park.
Baywood-Los Osos (locally known as Los Osos-Baywood Park) is an unincorporated community in western San Luis Obispo County, California.

Templeton, California

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Inland, the cities of Paso Robles, Templeton, and Atascadero lie along the Salinas River, near the Paso Robles wine region.
Templeton is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Luis Obispo County, California.

Oceano, California

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These cities and villages are located northwest of San Luis Obispo city, and Avila Beach and the Five Cities Region to the south which were originally: Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach (then known as Grover City), Oceano, Fair Oaks and Halcyon.
Oceano ( or ; ) is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States.

Chumash people

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The prehistory of San Luis Obispo County is strongly influenced by the Chumash people.
The Chumash are a Native American people who historically inhabited the central and southern coastal regions of California, in portions of what is now San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties, extending from Morro Bay in the north to Malibu in the south.

Morro Bay, California

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Other coastal towns (listed from North to South) include Cambria, Cayucos, Morro Bay, and Los Osos -Baywood Park.
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast.

Salinas River (California)

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Inland, the cities of Paso Robles, Templeton, and Atascadero lie along the Salinas River, near the Paso Robles wine region.
The river begins in southern San Luis Obispo County, originating in the Los Machos Hills of the Los Padres National Forest.

Central California

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The county is located along the Pacific Ocean in Central California, between Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Carrizo Plain

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The Carrizo Plain (Obispeño: tšɨłkukunɨtš, "Place of the rabbits"; is a large enclosed grassland plain, approximately 50 mile long and up to 15 miles across, in southeastern San Luis Obispo County, California, about 100 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Wildlife Refuge

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The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Wildlife Refuge is a 2553 acre protected area located along the Central Coast of California, in southern San Luis Obispo and northern Santa Barbara Counties.

Piedras Blancas State Marine Reserve and Marine Conservation Area

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Piedras Blancas State Marine Reserve (SMR) and Piedras Blancas State Marine Conservation Area (SMCA) are two adjoining marine protected areas that lie offshore of San Luis Obispo County on California’s central coast.

Los Padres National Forest

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The "main division" of the forest includes lands within San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Kern Counties, with a small extension into Los Angeles County in the Pyramid Lake area, between Castaic and Gorman.

Creston, California

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Creston is a census-designated place in San Luis Obispo County, California, about 10 miles east of Atascadero.

Pismo Beach, California

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Pismo Beach is a city in the southern portion of San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States.

Blacklake, California

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Blacklake is a census-designated place in San Luis Obispo County, California.