AGOURA HILLS COMMUNITY GUIDE
Agoura Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Its population was estimated to be at 20,843 in 2014, up from 20,537 at the 2000 census. The area was first settled by the Chumash Native Americans around 10,000 years ago. As the Alta California (Upper California) coast was settled by Spanish Franciscan missionaries in the late 18th century, the El Camino Real (the Royal Road or King's Highway), a road from Loreto, Baja California, Mexico to Sonoma, California, and connecting the Spanish missions in California, was established through the heart of what would later be known as Agoura Hills.
Location: Agoura Hills is on the border between the county of Los Angeles to the east and south, and Ventura County to the north and west. It is about 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Downtown Los Angeles and less than 10 miles (16 km) west of the Los Angeles city limits (Woodland Hills). Agoura Hills and unincorporated Agoura sit next to Calabasas, Oak Park, and Westlake Village.
Schools:Agoura Hills has 8 schools. One of the best schools is Willow Elementary School, with a rating of 9. It has 578 children. Public schools in Agoura Hills belong to Las Virgenes Unified School District. Oak Park Unified is close by and has better ratings than Las Virgenes Unified School District. Nearby Simi Valley Unified School District scores lower, with a rating of 7. The population of Agoura Hills is 21,409. Las Virgenes Unified School District enrolls 53% of the population of Agoura Hills.
To learn more visit: https://www.lvusd.orgor https://www.schooldigger.com/go/CA/city/Agoura+Hills/search.aspx
Housing: You will find an array of housing to match almost every lifestyle imaginable. Agoura Hills features a broad spectrum of condos, townhomes, single family homes and planned unit developments.
Climate: On average, there are 276 sunny days per year in Agoura Hills, California. The July high is around 88 degrees. The January low is 47.
Recreation: The Arroyo Vista Recreation Center offers a wide variety of recreational classes including art, music, baking, tennis, golf, tot sports, health and fitness, and science and technology.
Dining & Entertainment: This great suburban area has a wide variety of retailers, restaurants and has its own public library. Lamppost Pizza is a local favorite that draws customers from all adjacent communities. With a small, fun arcade for the kids, Lamppost is also home to many birthdays and after-sport team dinners. If you’re looking to take your significant other out, or in the mood for a good meal, Leila’s is another hot spot. Known for the incredible dishes and great ambiance, Leila’s is a local gem filled with well-crafted menu items. One of my local favorites is Los Agave, wonderful fresh Mexican flare food
Corporations: There are not many large corporations directly stationed in Oak Park, but the surrounding communities have a number of large employers such as f Americam, BMW, Audi North America, Dole, Dynacorp, J.D. Powers & Associates, Teradyne, Amgen and many more companies both large and small that call the Conejo Valley their home.