The name Port Hueneme is derived from the Spanish spelling of the Chumash phrase “wene me”, which is translated to “Resting Place” and is the ultimate description of Port Hueneme, a small beach city in Ventura County. It is located in the southern part of California, surrounded by the city of Oxnard and has a constant population of about 21,856.
Port Hueneme’s area code is 805. The Port Hueneme zip codes are 93041 to 93044. The estimated median household income is $48,365, the probable per capita income $22,157 and the value for houses or condos about $278,505.
This Port is the only deep water port between the Port of San Francisco and the Port of Long Beach and the only military water port between San Diego Bay and Puget Sound, Washington. Also, in support of the naval air station at Point Mugu, maintains the United States Navy facility. Port Hueneme weather has typical Californian temperatures from 45 degrees in winter to up to 75 degrees in summer. Port Hueneme, CA is typically cooler than inland Southern California areas because you get to take advantage of the cool breeze off the Pacific Ocean at the Port.
It serves international businesses and ocean carriers from Europe and the Pacific Rim. Port Hueneme also ranks among the top California seaports for the Import and Export of a wide variety of goods from the Southern California region.
To live in Port Hueneme doesn’t mean just business and trade, but it is a place for recreation and distraction in many ways. There is the Hueneme Beach Park, the pride of the city. It offers numerous picnic tables and barbecue pits, a 24-hour fishing pier, a surfside seafood snack bar, the stately Alaska Air Flight 261 memorial sundial and walking paths between the flag plazas, which help ensure days of leisure and activities. The amazing pier offers breathe taking views of Channel Island and the Point Hueneme Lighthouse, owned by the U.S. Coast Guard. Port Hueneme is well known for its surfing and the sandy beach is unforgettable, stretching eastward about a mile from the harbor and the naval base.