Ventura County, California

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Ventura County, California
County of Ventura
Official seal of Ventura County, California
Seal
Location in the state of California
Location in the state of California
California's location in the United States
California's location in the United States
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
RegionCalifornia Central Coast
EstablishedMarch 22, 1872[1]
County seatVentura
Largest cityOxnard (population only)
Area
 • Total2,208 sq mi (5,720 km2)
 • Land1,843 sq mi (4,770 km2)
 • Water365 sq mi (950 km2)
Highest elevation8,835 ft (2,693 m)
Population
 • Total823,318
 • Estimate 
(2014)[3]
846,178
 • Density370/sq mi (140/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
Area codes805, 747/818
FIPS code06-111
GNIS feature ID277320
Websitewww.countyofventura.org

Ventura County is a county in the southern part of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, 823,318 lived there.[4] The county seat is Ventura.[5]

Ventura County includes Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also part of the Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA Combined Statistical Area. It is the southernmost county along the California Central Coast.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ventura County". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. "Mount Pinos". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Ventura County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 11, 2015.
  4. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 31, 2014.
  5. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  6. "Central Coast". California State Parks. California Department of Recreation. Retrieved July 26, 2014.

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Coordinates: 34°22′N 119°09′W / 34.36°N 119.15°W / 34.36; -119.15