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SKINNY WIMP MOVERS IN SIMI VALLEY

Simi Valley is where Skinny Wimp Moving Co was born. A lot of our young, strong (not so skinny or wimpy) energetic and courteous movers live in Simi Valley.

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SIMI VALLEY

The City of Simi Valley, with an estimated population of 126,414 (as of December 2011) is the third largest of Ventura County's ten cities. Occupying an area of approximately 42 square miles, it is located in Southeast Ventura County, adjacent to the northwestern perimeter of the San Fernando Valley, approximately 37 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. The City was incorporated in 1969 under the general laws of the State of California and operates under a General-Law/council-manager form of government.

It is believed that the name of the Chumash Indian Village "Shimiji" is the origin of the City's name. The valley was originally inhabited by the Chumash Indians in two villages named Simi and Tapo. The official City tree is the Coast Live Oak, whose acorns were used by the Chumash Indians for food. The official City flower is the California Wild Rose, from which the Chumash Indians ate vitamin-rich rosehips. In 1795, El Rancho San Jose de Garcia de Simi was granted to Santiago Pico and Luis Pena by Governor Diego de Borica of Spanish California. This land grant, approximately 100,000 acres, was one of the largest ever made.

Transportation to and from the City is provided through the following means:

Highway:  Highway 118 runs through the City and connects with State Highways 23 and 101, Interstates 5, 405, and 210.

Air:  Los Angeles International Airport, 42 miles; Burbank Airport, 26 miles; Camarillo Airport, 25 miles.

Rail:  Union Pacific Railroad for freight service; Amtrak and Metrolink for passenger service.

Bus:  The City operates a local bus system, with connections to Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) and Ventura Intercity Service Transit Authority (VISTA).  Taxi services are also available.

Water:  Port facilities are located in Port Hueneme, 34 miles.

INCORPORATED

October 10, 1969

POPULATION 

2011  126,414
2010  126,329
2009  126,322
2008  126,291
2007  125,741
2006  125,096
2005  122,485
2004  119,364
2003  117,983
2002  117,726
2001  116,048
2000  113,941

MEDIAN AGE

36.0 (Ventura County Statistical Abstract 2010-11)

RECREATION & CULTURAL

34 Parks
4 Golf Courses
1 Performing Arts Center
2 Theaters (26 screens)
2 Swimming Pools
1 Library (140,000 vol.)

HOSPITALS

Simi Valley Hospital
201 beds

TOPOGRAPHY

Elevation ranges from 700 feet to 1,000 feet

AREA

Approximately 42 square miles

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

 

High

Low

Jan.

63.8

35.5

Aug.

94.5

55.6

RAINFALL

Average yearly 14.37"

PUBLIC EDUCATION

Simi Valley Unified School District
Annual Enrollment 19,998 (2011-12)
21 Elementary Schools
3 Middle Schools
3 High Schools
1 Continuation High School
1 Adult School
1 Independent Study School (K-12)