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Establish a local presence in Santa Barbara

Area code 805

Want to expand your business into San Barbara? You need a local phone number with area code 805—and you can get it as part of Dialpad’s AI-powered collaboration platform. Try Dialpad for free to get set up with a local number!

Local phone numbers for area code 805: Perfect for sales and customer teams

If your business is looking for a way to establish a local presence in Santa Barbara, then getting a phone number with the 805 area code is a great solution. With this area code, your business will be able to reach customers in Santa Barbara without having to set up a physical office and keep costs down. With Dialpad, you’re getting far more than just a VoIP phone number.

How it works

All of Dialpad’s paid plans come with a local number included, in this case, a number with your local 805 area code. This is along with unified communications features like phone calls, video conferencing, SMS/MMS messaging and team messages, and more—all from one intuitive, easy-to-use desktop or mobile app:

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The lowest plan starts at just $15/user/month, which also includes unlimited calling in the US and Canada!

Next, let’s look at why you might need a 805 area code.

Where is area code 805?

The 805 area code is located in southern California and covers Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Luis Obispo, and parts of Kern counties.

Located in the Pacific time zone, the 805 prefix was created in 1957 as a split from the 213 area code and originally covered only Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. In 2000, the 805 area code was split again, creating the 661 area code for Kern County. The 805 area code currently covers an estimated 3.4 million people.

The 805 area code is bordered by the 310 area code to the south and west, the 831 area code to the north, and the 747 and 818 area code to the east. The 805 area code includes most of Ventura County and all of Santa Barbara County, which includes cities like:

  • Santa Barbara
  • Santa Maria
  • Ventura
  • Oxnard
  • Thousand Oaks
  • Camarillo
  • Los Alamos
  • Isla Vista
  • San Luis Obispo

All your essential communications tools, included with a 805 area code number

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A truly unified platform

Dialpad’s not just about phone calls—the desktop and mobile app brings all your communication channels together into one app, from video conferencing to SMS and instant messaging, and even a cloud contact center platform if you need it.

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Plays nice with any device

Use Dialpad’s desktop and mobile app across iOS, Android, PC, and Mac—or just use your web browser to join a video meeting or call, no downloads needed.

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Easy call forwarding

Never miss a call again. Dialpad’s call forwarding feature lets you choose up to five external numbers, so you can have calls automatically forwarded to your cell phone or landline, a colleague, or another department.

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Flexible call routing

Smart call routing gets your callers to the right department or person—without you having to lift a finger. With Dialpad, you can easily set your own rules for specific people or departments, have out-of-hours calls sent to voicemail, and make changes to your IVR without any help from IT!

Choosing a caller ID to display when making a work call from one's personal cell phone using Dialpad's app.

Shield your personal number

With Dialpad, you can make work calls from your personal cell phone—while showing your 805 area code work number and protecting your privacy.

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Real-time call transcription

Dialpad’s built-in AI is built by our own team and integrated directly into the communications platform to transcribe your phone calls and video meetings—in real-time. This way, you don't have to be distracted with note-taking and can give them your full attention (and Dialpad even detects highlights and action items).

Screenshot of Dialpad Ai transcribing a voicemail message in real time

Voicemail transcriptions

When you're in back-to-back meetings all day, you can't always listen to every voicemail. Dialpad's visual voicemail feature transcribes your voicemails into text, so you can quickly read them when it isn't convenient to listen to them. (It even emails the audio and text versions to you!)

Get more than a 805 area code number

Try all these features out in Dialpad's AI-powered collaboration solution! Sign up for a 14-day free trial to take it for a test drive. It takes just a few minutes, and you'll be set up with a 805 number too. Or, take a self-guided tour of Dialpad to play with the app on your own first!

Why your business needs a Santa Barbara area code

There are plenty of reasons why your business needs a phone number with an 805 area code. Having a local phone number not only makes it easier for customers in the area to reach you, but also for you to reach potential prospects. With local presence dialing, you can avoid the hassle of setting up a physical office in Santa Barbara, Oxnard, San Luis Obispo, or other cities within this area code.

Ventura county is a key agricultural center in California, so if your business operates in or with this industry, it's especially important to have a phone number with the 805 area code.

An 805 area code phone number for your business can also help you build trust with your customers. When customers see a local area code on your website or on your business card, this can increase their trust in your business.

Get your 805 area code business phone number in 4 easy steps

It’s super-easy to look up area codes and add a local number in Dialpad. When you sign up for a free 14-day trial, which takes just a few minutes, you’ll also be set up with a phone number with your area code of choice—in this case, an 805 area code.

Or, if you’re already with Dialpad, it’s easy to add another VoIP number or do an area code lookup too:

Step 1. Navigate to Settings

Step 2. Choose “Add a Number”

Step 3. Check your local licenses and add a business phone line

Step 4. Confirm the new phone number or select it from the Change menu.

That’s it!

Get a communications platform along with your 805 area code number




$20 USD if billed monthly

1 License Minimum

  • Unlimited calling2
  • Call controls (call forwarding, transfer, hold, mute)
  • Custom voicemail greeting
  • Voicemail transcription
  • G Suite & Office 365 integrations
  • Fax (add-on)1
  • Custom off-hours routing


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100 License Minimum

All Pro plan features, plus:

  • 100% uptime Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Extensions
  • Unlimited office locations
  • Enhanced 24/7 Phone Support
  • Unlimited ring groups (departments)
  • Azure Integration
  • IAM/SSO Integrations (Okta, OneLogin)
  • Retention policies