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Ventura County, California

93030, 93033, 93035

Strawberry Capital of the World

Page Contents for Oxnard, California

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History & History-related items

City Attractions

Community events.


Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Oxnard is approximately 160,035 (2000), 197899 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 41,247 (1990), 49797 (2010).
The amount of land area in Oxnard is 63.302 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 28.642 sq kilometers.
The distance from Oxnard to Washington DC is 2483 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 324 miles. (as the crow flies)
Oxnard is positioned 34.19 degrees north of the equator and 119.21 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Oxnard elevation is 52 feet above sea level.


just off Highway 101 between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Oxnard lies just off the famous Highway 1 which goes along the California coastline.
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History & History Related Items

Oxnard was named for the family which built a sugar beet factory in the area. Some favored the name of Sugartown, but Oxnard prevailed.
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Great pictures and more for Oxnard.

To learn more about Oxnard, please call toll-free: 800-2-OXNARD
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Oxnard Community Events

May each year
Strawberry Festival Oxnard


The population of Oxnard was:
1990 - 142,216
2000 - 160,035

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