Moorpark was founded in 1900 when the application for the Moorpark Post Office was granted; it was incorporated as a city in 1983.
A great amount of growth has taken place since the late 1970’s with a population of over 34,000 in 2010.
Moorpark lies in a valley created by the Arroyo Simi river with a total area of 12.8 square miles.
It is believed that Moorpark is named after the Moorpark Apricot which used to grow locally.
Moorpark College opened in 1967 and is one of the few colleges with an Exotic Animal Training and Management Program.
Old Town Moorpark is the historic center of the city surrounding High Street which also features the High Street Arts Center, a variety of restaurants and businesses, along with various events to enjoy throughout the city.
The city is serviced by Amtrak, Metrolink, and a mass transit bus system, better known as Moorpark City Transit.
The subtropical-mediterranean climate keeps most of the year at an average mild temperature in the high 60’s and low 70’s, jumping up to high 80’s during the summer months.
The Moorpark Country Club is a beautiful location and a popular destination for many things, such as golf and various special events.
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