Sepúlveda

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Sepúlveda is a name of families of Spanish descent. Sepúlveda, Segovia is the name of a village in Spain.

The Sepúlveda family was prominent in the early days of Los Angeles and Orange County, California:

and many features of the Southern California area are named for the family:

  • Sepulveda, now called North Hills, a neighborhood within Los Angeles.
  • Sepulveda Boulevard, a street in Los Angeles listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest municipal street in the world, stretching from the north end of the San Fernando Valley to the south end of San Pedro, a distance of about 43 miles.
  • Sepulveda Pass, an important pass over the Santa Monica Mountains connecting the Los Angeles Basin to the San Fernando Valley.
  • Sepulveda Dam, a flood control dam in the San Fernando Valley which regulates the Sepulveda Basin.

Other individuals named Sepulveda include: