Ventura, California

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Ventura (officially the City of San Buenaventura; commonly called San Buenaventura before 1891),[1] or Shisholop in Chumash[2] is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States. It was incorporated in 1866. The population was 106,433 at the 2010 census.

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  1. Erwin G. Gudde, California Place Names: The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names, 4th ed., rev. and enlarged by William Bright (University of California Press, 1998), p. 410.
  2. McCall, Lynne; Perry, Rosalind (2002). California’s Chumash Indians : a project of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Education Center (Revised edition ed.). San Luis Obispo, Calif: EZ Nature Books. p. 36. ISBN 0936784156.