Canyon Country

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What it’s like to live in Canyon Country

The Canyon Country neighborhood occupies the central and eastern portions of the City of Santa Clarita, in the Soledad and Mint Canyon areas. With a population of roughly 60,000 people, Canyon Country is the largest community within the City limits.

Canyon Country’s history dates back to the mid 1800’s. In 1872 Colonel Thomas Mitchell created the first school, now Sulphur Springs Elementary, which is Santa Clarita’s first school in the area. The Canyon Country community has gone by various names in the past, most notably “Solemint,” a name created by the combination of the “Soledad” and “Mint” canyon names. In 1968, by popular vote, the area was renamed to “Canyon Country”.

Currently, Canyon Country serves as both major residential area, and popular commercial/retail area, that is still quickly growing. Housing options are varied, from high end homes near the tops of the canyons, to more affordable housing options along the main road arteries throughout the neighborhood.

Canyon Country parks include the Todd Longshore Park, North Oaks Park, Canyon Country Park, Oak Spring Canyon Park, Begonias Lane Park. Canyon Country is also home to the majestic Placerita Canyon Park, where the “Oak of the Golden Dreams” resides — the location of the first gold discovery in California.

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Local Resources


SoCal Gas Company
(877) 238-0092

SoCal Edison
(800) 655-4555

Water Company
(661) 259-2737

Cable Company – Spectrum
(844) 579-3743


Department of Motor & Vehicles
24427 Newhall Ave. Newhall, CA 91321
(800) 777-0133

United States Postal Service
27641 Bouquet Canyon Rd. Santa Clarita, CA 91350
(800) 275-8777

Social Security Office
27200 Tourney Rd. Ste. #320 Valencia,
CA 91355
(888) 632-7072


SDFHC Cannyon Country
27225 Camp Plenty Rd. Canyon Country, CA 91351
(661) 424-1273

NEVHC Santa Clarita Health Center
18533 Soledad Canyon Rd. Santa Clarita, CA 91351
(661) 673-8800


Star Protective Security Services
26910 Sierra Hwy. Newhall, CA 91321
(877) 782-7103


Fire Station 128
28450 Whites Canyon Rd. Santa Clarita, CA 91350
(661) 753-9710

Los Angeles County Fire Department
18239 Soledad Canyon Rd,
Canyon Country, CA 91387
(661) 252-2414


Santa Clarita Valley
28494 Westinghouse Pl. #114 Santa Clarita,
CA 91355
(661) 702-6977

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