Ojai, California

city in Ventura County, California, United States

Ojai (/ˈh/ OH-hy) is a city in Ventura County in the U.S. state of California. It is northwest of Los Angeles and east of Santa Barbara. It is about 10 miles (16 km) long by 3 miles (5 km) wide, surrounded by hills and mountains. The population was 7,637 at the 2020 census.[8]

Ojai, California
Top to bottom, left to right: Ojai Valley Museum; U.S. Post Office; Ojai Arcade; aerial view of Ojai
Flag of Ojai, California
Location in Ventura County and the state of California
Location in Ventura County and the state of California
Ojai is located in California
Location of Ojai in California
Ojai is located in the United States
Location of Ojai in the United States
Coordinates: 34°26′57″N 119°14′48″W / 34.44917°N 119.24667°W / 34.44917; -119.24667
CountryUnited States
IncorporatedAugust 5, 1921[1]
Named forChumash: 'Awha'y ("Moon")[2]
 • TypeCity Council—City Manager[3]
 • State senatorMonique Limón (D)[4]
 • Assembly memberGregg Hart (D)[4]
 • U. S. rep.Julia Brownley (D)[5]
 • Total4.37 sq mi (11.32 km2)
 • Land4.36 sq mi (11.28 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)  0.35%
Elevation745 ft (227 m)
 • Total7,637
 • Density1,700/sq mi (670/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
93023 & 93024
Area code805
FIPS code06-53476
GNIS feature IDs1652763, 2411308


  1. "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived from the original (Word) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  2. McCall, Lynne; Perry, Rosalind (2002). California's Chumash Indians : a project of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Education Center (Revised ed.). San Luis Obispo, Calif: EZ Nature Books. ISBN 978-0936784151.
  3. "City Government". City of Ojai. Retrieved February 5, 2016.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Archived from the original on February 1, 2015. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  5. "California's 26th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC.
  6. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  7. "Ojai". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Ojai (city) QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau.