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On-going excavations, archaeological sites, and polychrome rock paintings in the area provide a glimpse into the social and economic complexity of the ancient Chumash world.In January, 1770, the first Europeans came to the area.Westlake Village is a planned community that straddles the Los Angeles and Ventura county line.The eastern portion is the incorporated city of Westlake Village, located on the western edge of Los Angeles County, California. The population was estimated to be at 8,473 in 2014, up from 8,368 at the 2000 census.
Roughly two-thirds of it was annexed by the city of Thousand Oaks in two portions, in 19.
In 1981, the remaining third eventually incorporated as the City of Westlake Village.
About 3,000 years ago, Chumash Indians moved into the region and lived by hunting rabbits and other game, and gathering grains and acorns.
Captain Gaspar de Portolà's party of Spanish explorers and missionaries traveled through the area from west to east, camping one night near a Chumash village, believed to be the site of present-day Westlake Village.
The city, located in the region known as the Conejo Valley, encompasses half of the area surrounding Westlake Lake, and small neighborhoods primarily south of U. The headquarters of the Dole Food Company is also located in Westlake Village.
The western portion of Westlake Village is a community, within the city limits of Thousand Oaks, in Ventura County.