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Ventura County, California

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County of Ventura
Official seal of Ventura County, California
Location in the state of California
Location in the state of California
California's location in the United States
California's location in the United States
CountryUnited States
RegionCalifornia Central Coast
EstablishedMarch 22, 1872[1]
County seatVentura
Largest cityOxnard (population only)
 • Total2,208 sq mi (5,720 km2)
 • Land1,843 sq mi (4,770 km2)
 • Water365 sq mi (950 km2)
Highest elevation8,835 ft (2,693 m)
 • Total823,318
 • Estimate 
 • Density372.88/sq mi (143.97/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
FIPS code06-111
GNIS feature ID277320

Ventura County is a county in the southern part of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, 823,318 lived there.[4] The county seat is Ventura.[5]

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.[6]


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Coordinates: 34°22′N 119°09′W / 34.36°N 119.15°W / 34.36; -119.15

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