Friends of Fire Mountain

Protect, Preserve, and Improve Fire Mountain

Oceanside

300 North Coast Hwy.
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 435-3065

  • Website:  http://www.ci.oceanside.ca.us
  • E-mail: citystaff@ci.oceanside.ca.us
  • Oceanside Police Department
    Emergency: 911
    Non Emergency: 760-435-4900 3855 Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Crime Prevention Unit: Dulci Fish 760-435-4547 OR Meg Munoz 760-435-4543
  • Recycling Hotline: 760-435-5015
  • Graffiti Removal Hotline: 760-435-4466
  • Code Enforcement Division: 760-435-3944
  • Dog Licenses 760-757-4357 Parking Enforcement: 760-435-5195
  • Street Lighting Maintenance Hotline: 760-435-5122
  • Streets & Traffic Signal Maintenance: 760-435-4500
  • Weed Abatement Hotline: 760-435-4322
  • Animal Control: 760-757-4357
  • Library Information (760) 435-5600
  • Waste Management of North County (760) 439-2824
  • Water- Emergency Service (760) 435-5800 – After Hours – weekends, holidays (760) 435-490
  • West Nile Virus Info-Line (858 ) 694-2888 – complaints- dead bird reports- information

Year of IncorporationCity of Oceanside
1888
Area of City
42 sq. miles
Public Streets
1,407
Location
  • 35 miles north of San Diego
  • 83 miles south of Los Angeles
  • 16 miles south of San Clemente/Orange County

Interstate 5, a major north/south corridor, bisects Oceanside a mile east of the ocean.

State Highway 78 intersects Interstate 15 at Escondido, 29 miles to the east.

State Highway 76 runs east to I-15.

Climate/Geography
The fifth most desirable in the world; second most desirable in the nation.

  • Average annual high: 69.1 degrees
  • Average annual low: 52.7 degrees
  • Average annual rainfall: 10.7 inches
Population
178,806 (Dept. of Finance, 1/1/08 )169,350 (Dept. of Finance, 1/1/13)
Median age: 33.8 (2008) 36.0 years (2013)
Housing Units
66,312
Business and Industry
6,198 Businesses
2,905 Brick-and-Mortar Businesses
58,641 Employees
700 Chamber of Commerce members
Type of Government
Council/Manager
Council Members
City Manager
Steven R. Jepsen
Police
319 employees
127 volunteers
Fire
114 employees
Recreation Facilities
  • 30 city parks
  • 4 community recreation centers
  • 2 municipal swim centers
  • 2 senior centers
  • 2 City-owned Golf Courses
  • 3.5 miles of public beaches
  • 1,601-foot fishing pier
  • 1,000-slip public marina
  • Heritage Village
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