Ventura County, California
county in California, United States of America
|Region||Greater Los Angeles|
California Central Coast
|Established||March 22, 1872|
|Named for||Mission San Buenaventura, which was named after Saint Bonaventure|
|Largest city||Oxnard (population)|
Thousand Oaks (area)
|• 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)|
|• Density||458/sq mi (177/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−8 (Pacific Time Zone)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−7 (Pacific Daylight Time)|
|Area codes||805/820, 818/747|
|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.
- "Ventura County". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Mount Pinos". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
- "QuickFacts: Ventura County, California". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 1, 2023.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
- "Central Coast". California State Parks. California Department of Recreation. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
Other websites change
- Official website
- Oxnard Transportation Center A Major Transportation Hub of Southern California
- Ventura County Star Archived 2007-07-26 at the Wayback Machine, 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 Archived 2012-07-10 at the Wayback Machine, Crime, trials, and reports in Ventura County
- News from Ventura County Archived 2009-04-02 at the Wayback Machine, from the Los Angeles Times website
- Ventura County Air Pollution Control District
- Ventura County Law Library—open to the public
- Ventura County Archived 2012-04-02 at the Wayback Machine on the National Association Of Counties
- VenturaCountyWest visitors guide by Ventura County Lodging Association