Oxnard is the largest city in Ventura County, California. Over 200,000 people live there. Founded in 1903. 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.
Clockwise: Channel Islands Harbor; Carnegie Art Museum; hotel at the beach
Gateway to the Channel Islands, The Nard
|Incorporated||June 30, 1903|
|Named for||Henry T. Oxnard|
|• City||39.14 sq mi (101.38 km2)|
|• Land||26.53 sq mi (68.70 km2)|
|• Water||12.62 sq mi (32.68 km2) 31.41%|
|Elevation||52 ft (16 m)|
|• Rank||1st in Ventura County|
22nd in California
117th in the United States
|• Density||7,616.40/sq mi (2,940.71/km2)|
|• Urban||376,117 (US: 109th)|
|• Urban density||4,909.7/sq mi (1,895.6/km2)|
|• Metro||843,843 (US: 71st)|
|Time zone||UTC−8 (Pacific)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−7 (PDT)|
|Area codes||805 and 820|
|GNIS feature IDs||1652766, 2411347|
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