Canyon Country, located in the northwestern portion of Los Angeles County, is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life without leaving the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Nestled within Santa Clarity County and home to a growing business and retail environment, residents renting apartments in Canyon Country enjoy a balanced Southern California lifestyle filled with economic opportunity and recreational activities.
In 1987, Canyon Country, Valencia, Newhall and Saugus merged to create the city of Santa Clarita. Today, the population of Canyon Country surpasses 59,000, and residents here enjoy the warm Southern California lifestyle, and the proximity to Six Flags Magic Mountain, as well as all of the other major Los Angeles attractions.
Located approximately 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles, Canyon Country apartments for rent are the perfect blend of urban and suburban living. Boasting a significant level of community involvement, Canyon Country plays a role in several initiatives, including "Healthy Santa Clarita," which focuses on nutrition, and "Green Santa Clarita" which aims to protect the environment. With plenty of opportunities to get involved locally, you will find yourself developing a solid community within Canyon Country in no time. Head over to Canyon Country Park with your new friends and cook up a barbecue as your kids enjoy the playground and the baseball diamond.
If you and your family want to venture outside of the immediate suburb and take a day trip, there are plenty of opportunities available. Six Flags Magic Mountain is less than a twenty minute drive away. Major attractions within Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills' Rodeo Drive, Venice Beach's boardwalk, and the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) are approximately an hour's drive away.
In terms of public transportation, Canyon Country is served by the City of Santa Clarita Transit, with buses that provide transportation within the county as well as all around the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area.
If you are a prospective student living in a Canyon Country apartment for rent, there some solid options for you to choose from. College of the Canyons has a Canyon Country campus that offers more than 500 classes every year, and California College of the Arts (CCA)in Valencia is 10 miles away.
The top industries in the Canyon Country region are in the amusement park, healthcare, and aircraft sectors, with primary employers that include Six Flags Magic Mountain, Specialty Laboratories, and H.R. Textron, among others.