Simi Valley Communities
Getting to know Simi Valley
The city of Simi Valley(from theChumashword,Shimiyi),inthe eponymous valley, is in the southeast corner ofVentura County,California, United States. 30 miles (48 km) fromDowntown Los Angeles, Simi Valley is part of theGreater Los Angeles Area. The city sits next toThousand Oaks,Moorpark, andLos Angeles. The city's 2014 population has been estimated at 126,871, up from 111,351 in 2000. The city of Simi Valley is surrounded by theSanta Susana Mountain rangeand theSimi Hills, west of theSan Fernando Valley, and northeast of theConejo Valley. It is largely acommuter bedroom community, feeding the cities in the Los Angeles area and the San Fernando Valley to the east, and cities in Ventura County to the west.