California County Routes in zone N

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There are 9 routes assigned to the "N" zone of the California Route Marker Program, which designates county routes in California. The "N" zone includes county highways lying in Los Angeles and Orange counties.

N1[edit]

County Route N1
Location: Los Angeles County
Length: 8.50 mi[1] (13.68 km)

Los Angeles County N1 —In Southern California: from the coast in Malibu through the Santa Monica Mountains to Lost Hills Road in Calabasas. It runs 3.5 miles (5.63 km) from Pacific Coast Highway / Route 1 along Malibu Canyon Road, then after crossing Piuma Road near the top of the mountain, the name changes to Las Virgenes Road where it continues another 5.0 miles (8.05 km) to U.S. Route 101 in Calabasas. Locals refer to the route as a whole as Malibu Canyon. This route was defined in 1963.

Part of the State Scenic Highway System in Los Angeles County.

Major landmarks along the route include Pepperdine University on the west side of the road at Pacific Coast Highway. Soka University had purchased land at King Gillette Ranch along this road near the intersection of Mullholland Highway. That plan was stopped and the land sold to the National Park Service in 2005. The main entrance Malibu Creek State Park is just south of that same intersection. Also nearby is the Malibu Hindu Temple.

N2[edit]

County Route N2
Location: Los Angeles County

County Route N2 is a county highway in Los Angeles County, California, United States. It runs from State Route 138 at Quail Lake south along the old Ridge Route to Sandberg, and then southeast, parallel to the San Andreas Fault along Pine Canyon Road to Lake Hughes Road in Lake Hughes. From Lake Hughes Road, it continues straight ahead initially southeast along the San Andreas Fault on Lake Elizabeth Road and then, leaving the fault it continues east on Lake Elizabeth Road to 10th Street West, north; Tierra Subida Avenue, south in Palmdale. From 10th Street West/Tierra Subida Avenue it continues straight ahead on Palmdale Boulevard to its end at the junction with the Antelope Valley Freeway (State Route 14) and SR 138 in Palmdale.

N3[edit]

County Route N3
Location: Los Angeles County

County Route N3, Angeles Forest Highway, also known as the Palmdale Cutoff, runs approximately 25 miles (40 km) from Sierra Highway south of Palmdale to Angeles Crest Highway north of La Cañada Flintridge. It was originally surveyed in 1913 and constructed between 1932 and 1941 to access Southern California Edison transmission lines that cross the San Gabriel Mountains between the Antelope Valley and the Los Angeles Basin. It was defined as a county highway in 1963.

N4[edit]

County Route N4
Location: Los Angeles County
Jackson Lake, on County Route N4 near Big Pines.


N5[edit]

County Route N5
Location: Los Angeles County


Also known as Avenue J, County Route N5 is the principal major east-west thoroughfare in Lancaster, California. It runs as County Route N5 from 170th Street East in Lake Los Angeles through Lancaster and ends at 90th Street West in Del Sur.

N6[edit]

County Route N6
Location: Los Angeles County


N7[edit]

County Route N7
Location: Los Angeles County

County Route N7 is known as Hawthorne Boulevard. Once known as "Hawthorne Avenue", is the name of a major Southern California thoroughfare also signed as State Route 107 (and as Los Angeles County Route N7 through the Palos Verdes Peninsula).

It extends from the Palos Verdes Peninsula northward through Torrance, Lawndale, Hawthorne, Lennox, and Inglewood, a distance of more than twenty miles (32 km). Hawthorne Boulevard ends at Century Boulevard where it continues north to Hollywood as La Brea Avenue.

Hawthorne Boulevard is very distinctive through Lawndale and part of Hawthorne because it is very wide with business parking in the center between the northbound and southbound lanes; the parking area was once part of a Pacific Electric right-of-way.

Landmarks along Hawthorne Boulevard include Point Vicente Park, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, South Coast Park, Del Amo Fashion Center, South Bay Galleria, Hawthorne Plaza, and a Metro Green Line station at Interstate 105.

Metro Local line 40 and Metro Rapid line 740 provide bus service between Century Boulevard and Artesia Boulevard. Metro Local line 344 and Torrance Transit line 8 provide bus service south of Artesia Boulevard.


N8[edit]

County Route N8
Location: Los AngelesOrange Counties

County Route N8 (CR N8) is a county highway in the U.S. state of California in Los Angeles County and Orange County. Its southern terminus is at Beach Blvd (SR 39) in Buena Park and its northern terminus is at I-10 in West Covina.

It runs on the following streets:

  • La Mirada Blvd from Beach Blvd in Buena Park to Colima Road in South Whittier
  • Colima Road from La Mirada Blvd to Azusa Avenue in Rowland Heights
  • Azusa Avenue from Colima Road to Interstate 10 in West Covina


N9[edit]

County Route N9
Location: Los Angeles County
Length: 12.54 mi[1] (20.18 km)

Los Angeles County N9 is a county highway in Los Angeles County that runs 12.54 miles (20.18 km) from the coast in Malibu through the Santa Monica Mountains to Highway US 101. It runs 6.54 miles (10.53 km) from Pacific Coast Highway / Route 1 along Kanan Dume to Mulholland Highway, and then 6 miles (9.66 km) from Mulholland Highway along Kanan Road to US 101 in Agoura Hills. The route was defined in 1974.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Faigin, Daniel. "County Routes 'N'". California Highways. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 

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