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Ventura County, CA
The county name derives from the Mission of San Buenaventura

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Ventura County is one of 58 counties in California.

The county is in the Oxnard-Thousand Oaks metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 797,699. This was an increase of  5.91% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$59,666
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ventura County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Ventura County was $34,572. This was an increase of 21.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 112% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Ventura
The Los Padres National Forest, spanning 860 square miles, makes up nearly half of the county?s land mass
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 2 in production of strawberries; 6 in production of lettuce
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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12% of Ventura County residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ventura County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Ventura County include Assumption Cemetery, Bardsdale Cemetery, Conejo Mountain Memorial Park Cemetery, Ivy Lawn Cemetery, Japanese Cemetery, Masonic Cemetery, Memorial Cemetery, Mount Sinai Memorial Parks, Nordhoff Cemetery, Ojai Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Ventura County include Anacapa Island, Camarillo, Camulos, Casitas Springs, Fillmore, Guadalasca, Meiners Oaks, Mira Monte, Montalvo, Moorpark ... View communities

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Colleges in Ventura County include California Lutheran University, California State University Channel Islands, Moorpark College, National University- Camarillo Campus, Oxnard College, Saint Johns Seminary, Thomas Aquinas College, Ventura College ... View colleges

School districts in Ventura County include Briggs Elementary, Conejo Valley Unified, Fillmore Unified, Hueneme Elementary, Mesa Union Elementary, Moorpark Unified, Mupu Elementary, Oak Park Unified, Ocean View Elementary, Ojai Unified ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Ventura County include Avenue Library, Blanchard Community Library, Camarillo Library, Colonia Center Library, E. P. Foster Library, Fillmore Library, H. P. Wright Library, Meiners Oaks Library, Moorpark Library, Newbury Park Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Ventura County include Ventura County Star ... View newspapers

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Ventura County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ventura County political report.

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Airports in Ventura County include Oxnard

Hotels in Ventura County include Americas Best Value Inn, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Camarillo Inn, Best Western Casa Ojai, Best Western La Posada Motel, Best Western Oxnard Inn, Blue Iguana Inn, Candlelight Motel, Capri Motel ... More hotels

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