Oxnard, California

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Oxnard
City
Nickname(s): The City that Cares
Location in Ventura County and the state of California
Coordinates: 34°11′29″N 119°10′57″W / 34.19139°N 119.1825°W / 34.19139; -119.1825Coordinates: 34°11′29″N 119°10′57″W / 34.19139°N 119.1825°W / 34.19139; -119.1825
Country United States
State California
County Ventura
Government
 • Mayor Dr. Thomas E. Holden
 • Senate Sheila Kuehl (D)
 • Assembly Pedro Nava (D)
Julia Brownley (D)
 • U. S. Congress Lois Capps (D)
Area
 • Total 36.6 sq mi (94.8 km2)
 • Land 25.3 sq mi (65.6 km2)
 • Water 11.3 sq mi (29.2 km2)
Elevation 52 ft (16 m)
Population (2006)
 • Total 192,997
 • Density 7,628.3/sq mi (2,942.0/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 93030-93036
Area code(s) 805
FIPS code 06-54652
GNIS feature ID 1652766

Oxnard is the largest city in Ventura County, California. It is at the western edge of the fertile Oxnard Plain, and is one of the world's most important agricultural places, that has the strawberry and lima bean capital. Founded in 1903, nearly 200,000 people live there (192,997)[1] and it is the largest city in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura Metropolitan Area

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