Santa Clarita, California
|Santa Clarita, California|
|City of Santa Clarita|
Santa Clarita's Canyon Country in September 2008.
Location of Santa Clarita in California and Los Angeles County
|Incorporated||December 15, 1987|
|Named for||Santa Clara, California|
|• Mayor||Laurene Weste|
|• Mayor Pro-Tem||Marsha McLean|
|• City council||Bob Kellar
|• City manager||Ken Striplin|
|• City||52.81 sq mi (136.78 km2)|
|• Land||52.76 sq mi (136.65 km2)|
|• Water||0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2) 0.099%|
|Elevation||1,207 ft (368 m)|
|• Estimate (2016)||181,972|
|• Rank||4th in Los Angeles County
24th in California
|• Density||3,449.12/sq mi (1,331.71/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (UTC−08:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC−07:00)|
|ZIP codes||91310, 91321–91322, 91350–91351, 91354–91355, 91380–91387, 91390|
|GNIS feature IDs||1662338, 2411819|
Santa Clarita, officially the City of Santa Clarita, is the third largest city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It is the eighteenth largest city in the state of California. The city has annexed unincorporated areas, which has made the population higher.
Santa Clarita is about 35 miles (56 km) northwest of downtown Los Angeles. It takes up most of Santa Clarita Valley. It is a good example of a U.S. edge city or boomburb. Santa Clarita was ranked by Money magazine in 2006 as 18th of the top 100 places to live.
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- Santa Clarita Now 3rd Biggest City
- California Department of Finance Press Release
- MONEY Magazine: Best places to live 2006