Mission Hills, Los Angeles

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Mission Hills
Mission Hills is located in San Fernando Valley
Mission Hills
Mission Hills
Location within Los Angeles/San Fernando Valley
Mission Hills is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Mission Hills
Mission Hills
Mission Hills (the Los Angeles metropolitan area)
Coordinates: 34°15′26″N 118°28′02″W / 34.25722°N 118.46722°W / 34.25722; -118.46722
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyLos Angeles
CityLos Angeles
Named forMission San Fernando Rey de España
Elevation
913 ft (278 m)
Population
 (2000)[1]
 • Total15,056
Time zoneUTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP Code
91345
Area code(s)747 and 818

Mission Hills is an urban residential community of the San Fernando Valley, within the city of Los Angeles, California.

It is near the northern junction of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) and the San Diego Freeway (I-405). The Ronald Reagan Freeway (SR-118) runs through it. Mission Hills is at the northern end of the long Sepulveda Boulevard. Other main roads are San Fernando Mission Boulevard, Woodman Avenue, and Rinaldi, Brand, Chatsworth, Devonshire, and Lassen Streets. The boundaries are roughly Sepulveda Blvd and Interstate 405 to the west, Interstate 5 to the north and east, Van Nuys Boulevard to the southeast, and Lassen Street to the south. The Granada Hills community lies to the west, Sylmar to the north, the city of San Fernando to the northeast, Pacoima to the east, Arleta to the southeast, and Panorama City to the south.

The community is named for the nearby Spanish Mission San Fernando Rey de España of 1784. The Andrés Pico Adobe, the second oldest residence still standing in Los Angeles, is there. The San Fernando Mission Cemetery, located a short distance away, is one of the oldest active cemeteries within the San Fernando Valley.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Los Angeles Almanac: City of Los Angeles Population by Community & Race 2000 Census". Archived from the original on January 11, 2010. Retrieved November 28, 2008.