3 Agoura, California


Agoura, California

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Agoura was originally named Picture City. In 1927, when a post office was established, the Postal Service demanded a single-word name. The name Agoura was chosen as the area was formerly the Agoura Ranch, owned by a Basque rancher name Pierre Agoure. [cite book|first=Erwin|last=Gudde| coauthors =William Bright |title=California Place Names|year=2004|edition=Fourth ed.|publisher=University of California Press|pages=p. 3|id=ISBN 0-520-24217-3]

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