Oxnard, California

Ventura County


Oxnard is the largest city in Ventura County in the U.S. state of California, United States, with 192 997 inhabitants ( 2006). The metropolitan area has a size of 94.8 km ².

It was founded in the late 19th century and takes its name from a sugar beet refinery. Worth seeing is the Carnegie Cultural Arts Center, now home to the Museum with archaeological collections, formerly Library and City Hall.

Sons and daughters of the town