Classic Car Appraisal Services in Orcutt, California
If you are like us, you love your car. You have probably spent countless hours and dollars making it everything you have always dreamed of. We, like you, enjoy being around car people, and more importantly cars themselves.
Although car people love to spend time and money on their cars, they all too often forget to properly value their car for insurance purposes. Dollar after dollar goes in, but never gets properly documented so that if a catastrophic event strikes, the real cost of putting the car back together gets paid by the insurance company. As collector car owners ourselves, we understand the importance of our product first hand. Fill out the form on the right to get started on your on-site Orcutt car appraisal.
Facts about Orcutt
Orcutt is an unincorporated town located in the Santa Maria Valley of California, and a census-designated place; it is in Santa Barbara County, California, United States. Orcutt is named for William Warren Orcutt, the manager of the Geological, Land and Engineering Departments of the Union Oil Company. Known as the “Dean of Petroleum Geologists" Orcutt is credited with discovering fossilized prehistoric animal bones preserved in pools of asphalt on the Hancock Ranch. These would be the first of many fossils excavated from the La Brea Tar Pits. In commemoration of Orcutt’s initial discovery, paleontologists named the La Brea Coyote in W.W. Orcutt’s honor, Canis Orcutti.
Orcutt is home to miles of hiking trails in the Orcutt Hills. The trail entrances begin at Orcutt Community Park.
Orcutt is located close to five federally sanctioned American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) within Santa Barbara County: Ballard Canyon, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, Santa Maria Valley, Sta. Rita Hills and Santa Ynez Valley.
Orcutt is home to Ernest Righetti HS.
There are currently five wine tasting rooms in Old Orcutt: Nagy Wines; Core Wine; Lucias Wine Co; Grevino Wine; and William James Cellars.
Orcutt is a short drive up highway 135 from "little LA" Los Alamos.
There are several restaurants and shops in Old Orcutt.
Old Orcutt is home to the Orcutt Chalk Festival sponsored by the Orcutt Children's Art Foundation. This annual festival is always the last Saturday of September and features professional street painting artists working side by side with children artists creating art on the street.
Every December, Old Orcutt has a daytime Christmas parade where thousands of people attend. The parade is over 53 years old.
The population of Orcutt was 35,262 at the 2010 census, up from 28,830 at the 2000 census.
Orcutt is located at 34°52′28″N 120°25′41″W (34.874550, -120.428067).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 11.1 square miles, 99.95% of it land and 0.05% of it water.
Orcutt, originally sited along a railroad siding of the Pacific Coast Railroad as a townsite for oil field workers, is now primarily a bedroom community/suburb of Santa Maria, which is adjacent to the north. Located between California State Route 135 on the east and south, the Cabrillo Highway (Route 1) on the west, the community's northern boundary is south side of the Foxenwood section of Santa Maria. In 2005 it was one of the fastest-growing places in Santa Barbara County.
This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Orcutt has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.