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Welcome to Simi Valley ...

The city of Simi Valley is located in Ventura County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Simi Valley: Simi Vly. (or less commonly used: Simi Vally. or Simi Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Simi Valley has a population of 125,682 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Simi Valley, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated October 10, 1969.

Simi Valley is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Simi Valley lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Simi Valley lies within the (805) area code.

The ZIP codes for Simi Valley: 93062-93063, 93065, 93093-93094, 93099<4>

Websites for Simi Valley ...

Official Website: www.ci.simi-valley.ca.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Simi Valley had an population of 125,682 people. This is an increase of 1.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Simi Valley had a population of 124,237 people (which is 15.09% of the total population of Ventura County). This makes Simi Valley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Simi Valley represents 0.33% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 124,237 people, the population of Simi Valley increased 11.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 111,351 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Simi Valley.

Adding Simi Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Simi Valley in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Simi Valley was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Simi Valley on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Simi Valley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Simi Valley.

  • Santa Clarita [Los Angeles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Clarita
    • Santa Clarita [Los Angeles County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Simi Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Clarita
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Clarita<6>
  • Thousand Oaks [Ventura County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thousand Oaks
    • Thousand Oaks [Ventura County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Simi Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 126,310 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thousand Oaks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thousand Oaks<6>
  • Camarillo [Ventura County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camarillo
    • Camarillo [Ventura County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Simi Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,521 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camarillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camarillo<6>
  • Moorpark [Ventura County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorpark
    • Moorpark [Ventura County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Simi Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,202 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorpark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moorpark<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Santa Paula [Ventura County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Paula
      • Santa Paula [Ventura County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Simi Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,242 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Paula
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Paula<6>
    • San Fernando [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Fernando
      • San Fernando [Los Angeles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Simi Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,302 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Fernando
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Fernando<6>
    • Calabasas [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calabasas
      • Calabasas [Los Angeles County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Simi Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,688 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calabasas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calabasas<6>
    • Agoura Hills [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agoura Hills
      • Agoura Hills [Los Angeles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Simi Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,881 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agoura Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Agoura Hills<6>
    • Fillmore [Ventura County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fillmore
      • Fillmore [Ventura County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Simi Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,604 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fillmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fillmore<6>
    • Malibu [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malibu
      • Malibu [Los Angeles County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Simi Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,519 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malibu
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malibu<6>

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 Simi Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Simi Valley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Simi Valley. 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 Simi Valley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Simi Valley. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Simi Valley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Simi Valley ...

Looking for more information about Simi Valley? 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 Simi Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Simi Valley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of California

About Ventura County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Simi Valley: www.ci.simi-valley.ca.us/

The official website for Ventura County: www.countyofventura.org/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Ventura, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Simi Valley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Simi Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Simi Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Simi Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Simi Valley includes: 93062, 93065, 93093 & 93094.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Simi Valley) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Simi Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Simi ValleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Simi Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2718, Longitude: -118.7615    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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