Cambria, CA Real EstateCambria is a seaside village located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on the California State Route 1 (Highway 1). The name Cambria was settled upon in 1869 (previously the town had gone by the names of Slabtown, Rosaville, San Simeon and Santa Rosa).


It is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. The population was 6,032 at the 2010 census, down from 6,232 at the 2000 census.


The primary economic activity of Cambria is tourism. Located on the Pacific Ocean the area has rocky cliffs and beaches. There are many hotels and bed & breakfasts, especially along Moonstone Beach Drive.


Cambria is home to the Cambria Historical Museum in the historic East Village and California State Historical Landmark No 939: Nitt Witt Ridge.


Hearst Castle is located approximately six miles north whilst the Northern Elephant Seal rookery at Piedras Blancas is fifteen miles north.





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