Ventura County, California
|Ventura County, California|
|County of Ventura|
Location in the state of California
California's location in the United States
|Region||California Central Coast|
|Established||March 22, 1872|
|Largest city||Oxnard (population only)|
|• Total||2,208 sq mi (5,720 km2)|
|• Land||1,843 sq mi (4,770 km2)|
|• Water||365 sq mi (950 km2)|
|Highest elevation||8,835 ft (2,693 m)|
|Population (April 1, 2010)|
|• Estimate (2014)||846,178|
|• Density||372.88/sq mi (143.97/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific Time Zone (UTC−8)|
|• Summer (DST)||Pacific Daylight Time (UTC−7)|
|Area codes||805, 747/818|
|GNIS feature ID||277320|
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.
References[change | change source]
- "Ventura County". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Mount Pinos". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
- "Ventura County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 11, 2015.
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 31, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "Central Coast". California State Parks. California Department of Recreation. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ventura County, California.|
- Official website
- Oxnard Transportation Center A Major Transportation Hub of Southern California
- Ventura County Star, largest Ventura County daily news organization, Scripps chain newspaper
- The Ojai and Ventura VIEW, only true locally owned alternative press, a monthly newspaper
- VC Reporter, a weekly chain newsmagazine with a pro-urban developer bias, owned by southland publications corp. based in Pasadena.
- Ventura County Crime Blog, Crime, trials, and reports in Ventura County
- News from Ventura County, from the Los Angeles Times website
- Ventura County Air Pollution Control District
- Ventura County Law Library—open to the public
- Ventura County on the National Association Of Counties
- VenturaCountyWest visitors guide by Ventura County Lodging Association