The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce cordially invites and welcomes you to step inside the spectacular beachfront community of the City of Oceanside, CA. Oceanside is centrally located in the heart of the beautiful Southern California coastline and coastal communities. The community is one of North County San Diego's best places to escape the hustle and bustle of the crowded cities.
Oceanside blends a wealth of balanced living with stunning oceanfront living in diverse beachside homes. The City's top employment industries include career technology and biotech manufacturing titans Genentech and Gilead Sciences, along with top industry tourism, restaurant, retail, distribution and life science employers. North County additionally enjoys the benefit of community education stalwarts such as MiraCosta College in Oceanside and California State University San Marcos (CSUSM).
The City of Oceanside boasts local transit centers and transportation stops featuring light rail ridership along Amtrack; Metrolink; Sprinter and the Coaster tracks. Public transportation options streamline transportation along the I78 corridor, as well as between Downtown San Diego; Orange County and Los Angeles for employees, local residents and tourists.
With an estimated 170,791 residents in 2017, recent population estimates show the City of Oceanside had the largest residential population among I78 corridor communities in 2017. Another 68,000 military personnel and/or their immediate families live and work in the nearby community of Camp Pendleton, CA.
The City of Oceanside is considered to be a gateway city between metropolitan San Diego and Los Angeles. Oceanside boasts 3.5 miles of white sandy beaches; a near-perfect climate; the chance to tour the historic Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, known as the "King of the Missions." Heritage Park Village and Museum was created in the 1970's as a symbol of Oceanside's heritage. The venue may be rented for private parties, weddings and special events. Whatever your preference, recreational opportunities in Oceanside, CA complement every lifestyle and interest.
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