San Juan Bautista is a city in San Benito County, California, United States. The population was 1,862 at the 2010 census, up from 1,549 at the 2000 census. The city of San Juan Bautista was named after Mission San Juan Bautista. San Juan is primarily an agricultural town.
Scenes for the Alfred Hitchcock film Vertigo were filmed around the historic plaza, including the historic mission, of San Juan Bautista in the fall of 1957.