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. Some of the major cities in the SCV include the city of Santa Clarita, which is made up of several different areas including the prestigious Stevenson Ranch Community, Valencia, Canyon Country, Saugus, Newhall, Castaic, Agua Dulce, and Acton.

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.

The Santa Clarita Valley is bordered by the Lake Piru area including the community of Val Verde, 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 State Route 126 (going west). The Santa Clarita Valley is connected to the San Joaquin Valley to the north by Interstate 5, after passing Pyramid Lake and Frazier Park.

External links

* [http://www.scvleon.com/newhall/scv-name.htm "Why Santa Clarita?"] How Santa Clarita got its name.
* [http://newmedia.the-signal.com "The Signal"] Santa Clarita Valley's Local Newspaper
* [http://www.santaclaritaguide.com SantaClaritaGuide] - Santa Clarita in Pictures


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