Oxnard Travel Guide, California
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The city of Oxnard is among the largest ones in the entire Ventura County, California as far as its population is concerned. Being situated at the very western tip of the abundant Oxnard Plain, the city is one of the most crucial agricultural centers in the whole world, with its popularity as the lima bean and strawberry capital. Founded in the year 1903, the city of Oxnard is a home to about 200,000 residents and is also the largest city in the whole Oxnard Thousand Oaks Venture Metropolitan Area.
The beautiful city Oxnard is also a home to two large bases of the United States Navy i.e. the NAS Point Mugu and the Port Hueneme. The Port of Hueneme is one of the busiest business ports in between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Oxnard city is also a main hub in Southern California with Union Paciific, Intercalifornias, Greyhound, Metrolink, Amtrak and various other stopping in the city. This great city is also featured with a regional airport known as the Oxnard Airport.
Oxnard city economy is driven by the agriculture, defense, tourism, manufacturing as well as international trade. It is one of the main manufacturing places in the Greater Los Angeles Area. The companies that use Port of Hueneme include Chiquita, Land River, Jaguar, DelMonte and BMW. Other primary industries driving the existence of Oxnard city involves transportation, high tech and finance industry.
The Oxnard Plain is highly popular for its great strawberries. As per the USDA, this city is largest strawberries producer in the whole of California, supplying approximately one third of the entire state’s yearly strawberries volume. This city attracts a large number of tourists from different parts of the world due to its attractive beaches and other attractions. The Oxnard city is also a home to about 20 miles of uncrowded and scenic coastline. The beaches in this city are huge and the sand found there is greatly soft. The sand dunes of this city have been utilized in order to recreate the desert dunes of Middle Eastern in various films. Some of the beaches worth visiting in Oxnard includes Ormond Beach, Hollywood Beach, Mandalay Beach, Mugu Rock State Beach, Hollywood-By-the-Sea, Silverstrand Beach, Hueneme Beach, Oxnard State Beach, McGrath State Beach, Rivermouth Beach, Oxnard Shores, 5th Street Beach. So, visit this charming city of Oxnard and have a wonderful experience with its attractive tourist sights and cultural events.
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