Arroyo Grande, California - Facts & Figures
Arroyo Grande is known as the gem of the Central Coast of California. The city is located midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco and is 5.45 square miles in area. Its annual Strawberry Festival draws tens of thousands of people each year, and its Harvest Festival celebrates the rich agricultural history of the region. Spanning the downtown Arroyo Grande Creek is a rustic swinging bridge, which is a favorite avenue for pedestrians to reach the village, a cluster of historic building museums, antique stores, gift shops, upscale boutiques and restaurants. Arroyo Grande is a gateway to the south county's outstanding wineries by way of highway 227 toward San Luis Obispo through the world-famous Edna Valley or by heading in the direction of Lopez Lake to visit Laetitia, Talley, Saucelito Canyon, and Rancho Arroyo Grande vineyards.
- Population: 17,407
- Industries: Accommodation and Food Services, Health Care and Social Assistance, Finance and Insurance, Construction, Administrative and Support and Waste Management, Remediation Services (Landscaping)
- Local Area Code: 805
- Zip Codes: 93420, 93421
- Surrounding Cities: Grover Beach, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Morro Bay, Atascadero, Lompoc, Isla Vista, Goleta, Taft, Avenal, Santa Barbara, Coalinga, Wasco, Carpinteria