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Oceanside
San Diego County, California

ZipCodes
92054, 92056, 92057




Page Contents for Oceanside, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Oceanside is approximately 128,398 1990, 167086 2010.
The approximate number of families is 51,109 1990, 59238 2010.
The amount of land area in Oceanside is 105.326 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 2.121 sq kilometers.
The distance from Oceanside to Washington DC is 2383 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 437 miles. (as the crow flies)
Oceanside is positioned 33.22 degrees north of the equator and 117.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Oceanside elevation is 47 feet above sea level.
Oceanside average annual rainfall is 10 inches per year
Oceanside average temperature is 75 degrees F.

Location

On the Pacific coast on Interstate 5 just north of San Diego in southern California
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History & History Related Items

History for Oceanside

A local attraction with much history behind it is the Mission San Luis Rey de Francia which was built in 1798. The mission was founded by Father Lasuen. It was named for Louis IX of France. It was the 18th mission of 21 missions in the California mission chain. It is known as the "King of Missions" because of its large size. Nearby Camp Joseph H. Pendleton Marine Corps base was established in 1942 and has helped Oceanside prosper ever since that time. It borders the city on its north side.

FOOTSTEPS OF HISTORY home page
Click here for the California Missions trail.
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Attractions

Our 1,954-foot pier is the longest wooden pier on the West Coast.
There are 3.7 miles of nice wide beach in Oceanside!

The Visitor & Tourism Information Center may be reached at:
928 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone: 800 350-7873
Fax: 760 722-8336
E-mail: info@oceansidechamber.com

Mission San Luis Rey

Camp Pendleton
Phone: 619- 725-5566
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Oceanside City Government

The official Oceanside website
300 N Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054-2824
City Clerk: 760-966-4460
City Manager: 760-966-4410
Mayor's Office: 760-966-4400

Oceanside Chamber

Chamber of Commerce in Oceanside
928 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone: 760 722-1534
Fax: 760 722-8336
E-mail: info@oceansidechamber.com

Oceanside Organizations

Chamber of Commerce in Oceanside
928 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone: 760 722-1534
Fax: 760 722-8336
E-mail: info@oceansidechamber.com

Oceanside Libraries

Oceanside City Library
330 N Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054-2824
Phone: 760-966-4690

Oceanside Schools

Schools in Oceanside:
Oceanside Unified School District OUSD in the area west of College Boulevard.
2080 Mission Ave
Oceanside, CA 92054-2325
Phone: 760-967-1322


Vista Unified School District VUSD in the area east of College Boulevard.
E-mail: webmaster@vusd.k12.ca.us



HIGHER EDUCATION


MiraCosta College
One Barnard Drive
Oceanside CA 92056
Phone: 760 757-2121 Outside the 760 area code, call toll-free: 1-888-201-8480

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