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Orcutt is a town in the Santa Maria Valley in Santa Barbara County {this link doesn't work here - its for the city of santa barbara, not the county. you'll need to add a nearby city to link} in southern California. Homes for rent in Orcutt offer residents year-round warm weather and a place in the sun. The Santa Maria Valley is prime southern Wine Country, bringing an array of travelers and businesses to the area. Vintners, wine enthusiasts and families alike benefit from the small-town feel with big-city opportunities.

Interesting Historical Facts about Orcutt and the Santa Maria Valley

  • Orcutt was named for William Warren Orcutt, manager of the Geological, Land and Engineering Departments of the Union Oil Company. Orcutt is said to have originally discovered the fossilized prehistoric animal bones preserved in pools of asphalt on Hancock Ranch, the first discovered fossils of the now legendary La Brea Tar Pits. 
  • The La Brea coyote, whose Latin name is Canis Orcutti, was also named for William Warren Orcutt. 
  • The Santa Maria Valley is an American Viticultural Area that produces 23 kinds of grapes and wine. 

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