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Welcome to Ojai ...
Ojai is located in Ventura County<1>.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ojai has a population of 7,601 people<2> (see below for details).
Ojai is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ojai lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ojai is within the (805) area code.
The ZIP codes for Ojai: 93023-93024<4>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ojai, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated August 5, 1921.
Going back to its beginning, Ojai was originally named Nordhoff. For more information about the names of Ojai, see The Names of Ojai on our Genealogy Page.
Websites for Ojai ...
Official Website: www.ci.ojai.ca.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.the-ojai.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ojai had an population of 7,601 people. This is an increase of 1.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.32% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ojai had a population of 7,461 people. This makes Ojai the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of Ojai represents 0.02% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 394th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,461 people, the population of Ojai decreased 5.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,862 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ojai.
Communities near Ojai ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ojai.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ojai. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ojai.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ojai. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ojai.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ojai. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ojai.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ojai ...
Looking for more information about Ojai? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Ojai, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ojai.
Adding Ojai to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ojai in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Ojai was on a map titled Road Map for California (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ojai.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ojai: www.ci.ojai.ca.us/
The official website for Ventura County: www.countyofventura.org/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 26 Mar 2023