Ventura-Oxnard Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1924-1981

This is a list of all chain grocery locations my research has uncovered in the Ventura/Oxnard area between 1924 and 1981, compiled from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. There may be some omissions due to incomplete or missing data, etc. and I welcome suggestions and corrections. Please read about my methodology for more information about what I do and do not include.


  • Santa Paula/Fillmore 1970-71 data is actually from 1973.

Store tags:

  • A&P
  • Alpha Beta
  • B&D Markets
  • Continental Stores
  • Daley’s
  • Fazio’s/Shopping Bag
  • Fox Markets/Food Fair
  • Hughes Markets
  • Mayfair Markets
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Safeway/Pay’n Takit
  • Santa Cruz Markets
  • Thriftimart/Big T
  • Van’s
  • Vons
Updated on 11 November 2023