Santa Barbara County Churches

Guide to Churches in Santa Barbara County California, including Leading Christian Denominations

This guide provides a listing of Christian churches and cathedrals and other places of Christian worship in Santa Barbara County California. The guide serves as a starting point of information for residents, visitors, and those considering moving to the area. You may want to attend services at several different churches to find the right church leadership, congregation, ministries, observances and other aspects of church life that appeal to you.

Find Christian resources in Santa Barbara by city which include Santa Barbara Churches,  Goleta Churches,  Lompoc Churches,  Orcutt Churches,  Isla Vista Churches,  Carpinteria Churches. To browse through churches by all cities in Santa Barbara County, see the list in the left column.

Leading Christian Denominations in Santa Barbara County California

Evangelical Denominations26,763
Catholic Church164,882
American Baptist Churches691
Assemblies of God3,267
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)246
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ73
Church of the Nazarene1,087
Episcopal Church3,752
Evangelical Lutheran Church2,217
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel3,605
Presbyterian Church4,723
Seventh-Day Adventist Church1,327
United Church of Christ501
United Methodist Church2,708

Non-Denominational Christians in Santa Barbara County California

Independent, Charismatic Churches600
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches1,775

Note: The data was downloaded from the Association of Religion Data Archives, and were collected by Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.

About Santa Barbara County California - Background Information

Total population400,335
Population per square mile145.9 people
Median income$46,706
Average travel time to work19.3 minutes
Number of companies37,641
Size of Santa Barbara County California2737.01 square miles

Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau