VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE In Lompoc, California
Vandenberg is 55 miles north of Santa Barbara. The base's
nearest cities are Lompoc seven miles southeast, and Santa Maria 17 miles
northeast. Off Highway 1 is the clearly marked Vandenberg exit.
Vandenberg and Central Californiaa's coastal residents
consider their environment mild. The 150 square mile area midway between
San Francisco and Los Angeles is surrounded by the Santa Ynez Mountains,
the Pacific shore, and ranches of northern Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo
Counties. The land here juts further into the Pacific than any point in
California, receiving moderate rainfall, daily fog and no snow. The hills
are green in winter and turn a burnished gold
Larger in acreage (98,400) than the nearby cities of
Lompoc, Santa Maria and Guadalupe combined, Vandenberg is the largest entity
within the area. Base housing includes new mini-tracts with one-car garages.
Efficient, clean and a place to call your own.
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