This entry refers to a departed business — a business that has closed or left town. Information here is mostly for historical reference.


Former Location
601 Bay Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010
9119 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95001
Former Owners
First Interstate Bancorp
Business Lifespan

First Interstate Bank came to Santa Cruz County by buying Gavilan Bank in 1981. First Interstate Bank closed the Aptos branch sometime after 1982. In 1996, Wells Fargo Bank bought First Interstate Bank. Since Wells Fargo Bank already had a branch in Capitola, the newly acquired branch was sold. The Capitola Branch became Union Bank.

The name and logo of First Interstate Bank is currently used by First Interstate BancSystem based in Montana.

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