Camarillo is named for Adolfo Camarillo. Don Adolfo Camarillo was a leading innovator, bringing in lima beans, as well as barley, corn, alfalfa, walnuts, and citrus to the area. Today Camarillo is noted for its great weather and its resistance to urban sprawl, due to much of the areas permanent agricultural zoning restrictions.
Located in beautiful Ventura County, Camarillo boasts easy accessibility to Los Angeles County as well. Just about an hour from Downtown Los Angeles and about 45 minutes from Santa Barbara, Camarillo offers a great central location for those in the Ventura and Los Angeles Counties.
Camarillo and the surrounding area has a temperate and livable climate, often referred to as a Mediterranean climate. Its location in a coastal valley brings mild ocean breezes and temperatures in the 70's throughout most of the year, and over 300 days of sunshine annually, Camarillo’s climate is hard to beat anywhere.
Quick Weather Facts:
~ On average, the warmest month is August.
~ The average coolest month is December.
~ The maximum average precipitation occurs in February.
Centrally located, Serra Center can provide services for people in and around the following cities including Oxnard, Ventura, Santa Barabara, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Los Angeles, Woodland Hills, West Hills, San Fernando, and Santa Monica.