All you need to know about Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks is a city located in California, USA. This city is a part of the Ventura County and lies approximately 40 miles northwest of Downtown Los Angeles. The current population of Thousand Oaks, as of 2019, is 128,995. The main language spoken is English and the currency used is the US Dollar. Thousand Oaks got its name from the many oak trees that are in the area. As Thousand Oaks is the second-largest city in the Ventura County it has made the area increasingly attractive for business travellers seeking quality accommodation such as furnished apartments.

The history of Thousand Oaks dates back to over 10,000 years ago when the Chumash Native American inhabited the area. The land was then found by Spanish explorer Juan Rodriguez, who claimed the land for the Spanish King. The land of Thousand Oaks remained unsettled until the early 1800s when 48,671 acres of the land was granted to loyal soldiers by the Spanish governor. The area began to evolve with chicken ranches, dairy farms and apricot orchards popping up in the area. By 1961 there were schools, churches, shopping centres and an industrial park in this expanding town.

Thousand Oaks’ was dominated by the agricultural industry until the 1950’s after this time a number of technology companies moved into the area and still remain there today. Amgen Inc. a biotechnical organisation is the largest employer in the city, employing over 5,000 people. The number of employees in Thousand Oaks is 62,807, the other main employers in the city are The Oaks (shopping mall) and Conejo Valley Unified School District. The median household income in this city is $101,045, making it one of the wealthiest cities in the United States. With a stay in a SilverDoor furnished apartment, business travellers can enjoy easy access to all of Thousand Oaks’ hotspots and business district.

There are many things to do in your spare time in Thousand Oaks including visiting Paradise Falls, this breath-taking waterfall is located in Arroyo Conejo, where there are many trails perfect for hiking. Corporate housing and furnished apartments in Thousand Oaks situates guests close to attractions and places such as Gardens of the World, a lavish garden in the city centre and has plants from France, Japan, Italy and England this large collection is a must see and perfect place for a relaxing walk. Every spring there is an annual carnival ‘Conejo Valley Days’, there is also a country music festival held in the city every June.

Thousand Oaks is well connected to its neighbouring cities. Route 101 goes out to the coast to Ventura and even further up to Santa Maria and in-land to Los Angeles. Thousand Oaks has good public transport links with regular bus services connecting the suburbs with the city centre. The nearest airport is Los Angeles International Airport, which has regular transport that runs between Thousand Oaks city centre. Our corporate housing in Thousand Oaks connects at all such transport links and is furnished to an excellent standard.

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