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Pismo Beach California

Pismo Beach California is located on the beautiful Central Coast mid-way between Los Angeles and San Fransisco. The real estate market here is diverse with luxury beachfront homes to beach bungalows and vacation condos. Let an experienced local agent help you. Contact Pismo Beach Realtor Ed Poppino today!

Area Information
Pismo Beach is a vacation destination offering stunning views unparalleled activities and access to the Pacific Ocean. If you are here to search for a new home or a having a weekend getaway Pismo Beach offers many hotel options.

Pismo Beach is classic California with an wonderful downtown area for strolling the shops, restaurants, hotels and a beautiful pier. Enjoy fishing off the Pismo pier while you watch the surfers below, or just take a stroll and take in the most amazing sunsets.

Pismo was at one time famous for its clams. Although, you will see a sign made of a sculpted clam when you enter or leave the city, clams digging is illegal here now unless you purchase a license. Even with a license you are only allowed a certain number each day if you find them.

There are many festivals in Pismo Beach throughout the year, such as the Clam Festival and the Jazz Festival, and the very popular Car Show on Father's Day weekend each year.

Pismo Beach's weather is warm and sunny, with occasional breezy afternoons. Mornings may be foggy until the sun comes through, usually by noon. Evenings are very mild, usually not cold, perfect for enjoying a walk on the pier! Summer average temperatures are 73 low. Daytime temperatures can climb into the 80s on a sunny and clear day year round. In other words, it's beautiful all year!

Zip Codes 93449
Statistics & Facts
The population of Pismo Beach is approximately 7,861.
The approximate number of families is 4,548 (1990).

The amount of land area in Pismo Beach is 8.94 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 25.504 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pismo Beach to Washington DC is 2490 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 236 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pismo Beach is positioned 35.13 degrees north of the equator and 120.67 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Pismo Beach location: On HWY 101, north of Santa Barbara near the Pacific Coast. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, with the cities of Arroyo Grande and Grover Beach to the south.

History & History Related Items
Pismo Beach history:
Pismo Beach was founded in 1891 and incorporated in 1946. The City is part of the original 8,838 acre Rancho Pismo. Rancho Pismo was granted to Jose Ortega by Manuel Rinemo Goriod on November 18, 1840.

Pismo Beach attractions: Pismo Beach is known for its beautiful beach, one of the longest and widest in the state. This is reflected also by the many restaurants and hotels in the area - over 2,000 rooms are available. Several well-known golf courses are here with prominent tournaments held every year.

Shell Beach Elementary School, 2100 Shell Beach Rd., Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Judkins Middle School, 680 Wadsworth, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Arroyo Grande High School, 495 Valley Rd., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Cuesta Community College, San Luis Obispo
California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly)

Photos of Pismo Beach

The Pier The Clam Sign Pismo Beach Birds on the Pismo pier at sunset December Pismo Heights view Pismo Beach Pismo Beach Cliffs Palm Trees Pelican on the pier in Pismo People on the pier at Pismo Pismo Beach pier pier Pismo Pier Pismo Beach Sunset Pismo surfer diving into wave Surfing Pismo Pismo Surfer Pismo at dusk Pismo whitewhite Winter Pismo Beach Pismo Beach Pismo Beach pier at Christmas

Area Details

San Luis Obispo County

From North San Luis Obispo County to Northern Santa Barbara Counties the Central Coast offers many options.

North SLO County

Coastal Homes, affordable ranches, horse properties and wineries dominate San Luis Obispo's North County.

North Santa Barbara County

From the Santa Ynez Valley to Santa Maria, Santa Barbara's North County has much to offer.

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Cornerstone Real Estate is your premier resource for all real estate information and services for the Central Coast of California. With offices in Shell Beach, San Luis Obispo and Orcutt, our experienced agents can help make your home dreams come true.

Ed Poppino

Realtor Cornerstone Real Estate

With over a decade of real estate experience Ed Poppino can help you find the perfect home and negotiate the very best price.


    2665 Shell Beach Rd STE. J Pismo Beach CA 93449

    (805) 680-9996
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What is special about the Central Coast?

The Central Coast is unique in the fact that the Coastal Communities are gererally less populated unlike many Southern and Northern California cities. Housing on the Central Coast is far more affordable and accessible as well.

Where exactly is the Central Coast?

The Central Coast is located about half way between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

What Areas do you cover?

Areas we cover are from Big Sur in Southern Monterey County to Northern Santa Barbara County including all of San Luis Obispo County

What is the first step in buying a home?

The first step is to get pre-qualified with a lender if you are financing your purchase. That will allow us to focus on the right properties and move quickly when we find your dream home. Ed works with many qualifed lenders and can assist you in finding the right match.

How can I find a home when I don't live on the Central Coast?

Ed specializes in helping remote buyer. Typically we can sort through the active listings and have showing appointments ready for your visit.

Can I search for properties myself?

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