Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, was incorporated in 1866.
The estimated population in 2010 was over 106,000 and has a total area of 32.1 square miles.
Ventura’s average temperatures range from the cool 50’s in the winter to the mid 70’s during summer months.
The Chumash were the original inhabitants of the area. In 1769, the Spanish Portola expedition was the first recorded European visitors to the area.
In 1782, Junipero Serra, the first leader of the Franciscans in California founded the well-known Mission San Buenaventura.
Ventura has five well known college campuses; Ventura Community College, Ventura College of Law (a non-profit law school that was founded in 1969), Southern California Institute of Law, Santa Barbara Business College and Brooks Institute of Photography.
There are plenty of scenic and fun destinations in Ventura to choose from. Downtown Ventura has a wonderful main street that is lined with restaurants, bars, shopping, theater, museums, and galleries.
Ventura Pier, beach areas and the harbor are favorites for their mild weather. With boat rentals for a leisurely tour around the harbor, daily excursions out to the Channel Islands, great restaurants and plenty of shopping, you just can’t go wrong.
Ventura also has landmark theaters, comedy clubs, film festivals, parks, fairgrounds and Olivas Adobe, used today as a museum and performing arts center.
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