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Indio Muerto Street Name Changed to Hutash Street Effective December 14, 2020

On September 29, 2020, the Santa Barbara City Council voted to change the name of Indio Muerto Street, which means, “Dead Indian” to Hutash Street, a Chumash term for Earth Mother.

The name change took effect on December 14, 2020.

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Mail Delivery

  • Your street number will not change, only the street name. For example, 123 Indio Muerto Street will become 123 Hutash Street.
  • The Post Office will deliver mail addressed to both Indio Muerto Street and Hutash Street for one (1) year after the name change.
  • If you live or own a business on Indio Muerto Street, you will need to update your address within your mail network. Here are some resources to help you make the transition to Hutash Street.
  • Bilingual Informational Video on Updating Your Address
  • Change of Address Resources
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2022
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