Sea Cliff, California

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Sea Cliff, California
Sea Cliff, California is located in California
Sea Cliff, California
Sea Cliff, California
Coordinates: 34°20′29″N 119°24′55″W / 34.34139°N 119.41528°W / 34.34139; -119.41528Coordinates: 34°20′29″N 119°24′55″W / 34.34139°N 119.41528°W / 34.34139; -119.41528
CountryUnited States
10 ft (3 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
Area code805
GNIS feature ID254228[1]

Sea Cliff or Seacliff is an unincorporated community in Ventura County, California, United States. The 11-acre (4.5 ha) shoreline group of homes is along U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1 (the Pacific Coast Highway), about 9 miles (14 km) northwest of Ventura.[2][3]: 192  Known as Seacliff Beach Colony, the gated community contains 49 homes.[4] In 1991, the community was evacuated for a week after a train derailment on the rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco spilled hydrazine in the area.[5] The homeowners reached an agreement in 2005 to purchase the property from the land company, Seacliff Land LLC. They were all previously leasing the land from Seacliff, which owned the property on which their homes were built.[6]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  2. ^ VENTURA COUNTY GENERAL PLAN: COASTAL AREA PLAN (PDF) (Report). County of Ventura (Last Amended. September 16, 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 3, 2016.
  3. ^ SUBSEQUENT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR FOCUSED GENERAL PLAN UPDATE and Related Amendments to the Non-Coastal Zoning Ordinance and Zone Change ZN05-0008 (PDF) (Report). County of Ventura. June 22, 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 2, 2014.
  4. ^ Meyers, Jeff (October 18, 1993). "Gated, Secluded 'Paradise' on the Beach". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  5. ^ Reed, Mack (August 4, 1991). "Home at Last". Los Angeles Times. p. A3. Retrieved May 15, 2021 – via
  6. ^ "Land Deal Reached in Seacliff Homeowner/Landowner Dispute". PRWeb (Press release). Cappello & Noël. August 12, 2005.