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Encyclopedia > Santa Clarita Valley

The Santa Clarita Valley is the valley of the Santa Clara River in Southern California. It stretches through Los Angeles County and Ventura County. Its main population center is the city of Santa Clarita. The valley was part of the 48,612-acre (19,672.6 ha) Rancho San Francisco land grant. Santa Clara River The Santa Clara River is a river, approximately 116 mi (186 km) long, in southern California in the United States. ... For the urban complex straddling the United States-Mexico border, see Bajalta California. ... Los Angeles County is a county in California and is the most populous county in the United States. ... Ventura County . ... Location of Santa Clarita in California and Los Angeles County Coordinates: Country United States State California County Los Angeles Incorporated December 15, 1987 Government  - Mayor Marsha McLean  - Mayor Pro-Tem Bob Kellar  - City Council Frank Ferry Laurene Weste TimBen Boydston  - City Manager Ken Pulskamp Area  - City  47. ... An acre is the name of a unit of area in a number of different systems, including Imperial units and United States customary units. ... A hectare (symbol ha) is a unit of area, equal to 10 000 square metres, commonly used for measuring land area. ... 1843 Map of Rancho San Francisco Rancho San Francisco was a 48,612-acre (19,672. ...


Downstream of Santa Clarita, it is called Heritage Valley. The upstream portion is called Soledad Canyon which contains the communities of Vincent, Acton, Ravenna, and Agua Dulce. Soledad Canyon is a long narrow canyon / valley located in Los Angeles County, California between the cities of Palmdale and Santa Clarita. ... Acton is an unincorporated Census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California near the Antelope Valley. ... Agua Dulce, Spanish for sweet water, is a town located in Los Angeles County, California. ...


The Santa Clarita Valley is bordered by Lake Piru area, Los Padres National Forest, and Castaic Lake to the northwest, Sierra Pelona Mountains and Angeles National Forest to the north and northeast, San Gabriel Mountains to the east and southeast, and Santa Susana Mountains to the south and southwest, and Ventura County and the Santa Clara River Valley to the west. Santa Clarita Valley is connected to the nearby San Fernando Valley by the Newhall Pass in the southern section of Santa Clarita Valley. Santa Clarita Valley is also connected to other valleys such as the Antelope Valley by Antelope Valley Freeway and Soledad Canyon (going northeast), and the Santa Clara River Valley by California State Route 126. The Santa Clarita Valley is connected to the San Joaquin Valley to the north by Interstate 5, after passing Pyramid Lake and Frazier Park. View into the Los Padres backcountry, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, California: everything in this picture is within the Los Padres National Forest Los Padres National Forest is a forest located in southern and central California, which includes most of the mountainous land along the California coast from Ventura to... Castaic Lake Castaic Lake Panorama Castaic Lake is a lake on Castaic Creek formed by Castaic Dam, in northwestern Los Angeles County, California, near the town of Castaic. ... The Sierra Pelona Mountains are a rocky mountain range of the Transverse Ranges in Southern California. ... The San Gabriel Mountains, part of the Angeles National Forest. ... San Gabriel Mountains The San Gabriel Mountains are located in northern Los Angeles County and western San Bernardino County, California, USA. The mountain range forms a barrier between the Greater Los Angeles Area and the Mojave Desert. ... The Santa Susana Mountains are a transverse range of mountains in southern California, north of the city of Los Angeles, in the United States. ... Ventura County is part of the Greater Los Angeles Area, located on Californias Pacific coast. ... San Fernando Valley from southwestern edge. ... Fremont Pass is a mountain pass in Los Angeles County, California, USA, located at 34°2043N, 118°3026W. Historically called Newhall Pass and San Fernando Pass, it separates the Santa Susana Mountains from the San Gabriel Mountains. ... A truck passes eastbound along the busy Highway 58 through the Antelope Valley. ... The Antelope Valley Freeway is a freeway in Los Angeles and Kern counties in southern California. ... Soledad Canyon is a long narrow canyon / valley located in Los Angeles County, California between the cities of Palmdale and Santa Clarita. ... The Santa Clara River Valley is a rural region of Ventura County in California. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE 101 VEN 0. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Interstate 5 (abbreviated I-5) is the westernmost interstate highway in the continental United States. ... Pyramid Dam with Pyramid Lake is a part of the California Aqueduct, as is its neighboring Castaic Lake and dam which lies seven miles (10 km) south. ... Frazier Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kern County, California, United States. ...


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Santa Clarita, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (780 words)
Santa Clarita was incorporated in 1987 as the union of several previously existing communities, including Saugus, Valencia, Canyon Country, Newhall, and portions of Castaic.
Santa Clarita's most notable attractions are the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park on the western edge of the city, and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), located in Valencia.
As the city is hemmed in by mountains on all sides (the Tehachapis on the north, the San Gabriels on the east, and the Santa Susanas on the south and west) and is primarily reliant on the automobile for transportation, it suffers from chronic smog.
Santa Clarita Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (159 words)
The Santa Clarita Valley is the valley of the Santa Clara River in Southern California.
Its main population center is the city of Santa Clarita.
The Santa Clarita Valley is also home to the smartest kid in the nation, Mario Lara.
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