Introduction to Fillmore, California
Fillmore, California, in Ventura County, is 11 miles NW of Simi Valley, California (center to center) and 45 miles NW of Los Angeles, California. The city is located in the Ventura metropolitan area. Fillmore has a population of 13,643.
Jerome A. Fillmore who was the General Superintendent of Southern Pacific Railroad founded Fillmore in 1888. In 1889 the area started growing citrus fruits when it planted the first orange grove for commercial interests. The Fillmore Citrus Fruit Association was formed in 1897. The city was incorporated in 1914.
Fillmore and nearby Attractions
- Elkins Ranch Golf Course
- Fillmore Fish Hatchery
- Valley View Plaza
- Aqua Image
- Simi Valley Boot Camp
Things To Do In Fillmore
The city of Fillmore has maintained a small town atmosphere about it. This makes it a great place for rest and recreation. There is a golf course which satisfieds the golf enthusiast. One can also visit the Fillmore Fish Hatchery and observe the processes first hand. The area also has some good shopping malls.
The Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport serves the city.
Fillmore Higher Education
Moorpark College offers facilities for higher education.