Sand Canyon, Los Angeles County, California

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Sand Canyon
Unincorporated community
Sand Canyon is located in California
Sand Canyon
Sand Canyon
Location in California
Sand Canyon is located in the US
Sand Canyon
Sand Canyon
Sand Canyon (the US)
Coordinates: 34°42′46″N 118°32′09″W / 34.7127611°N 118.5359180°W / 34.7127611; -118.5359180Coordinates: 34°42′46″N 118°32′09″W / 34.7127611°N 118.5359180°W / 34.7127611; -118.5359180
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles County
Region San Gabriel Mountains
Elevation[1] 3,750 ft (1,143 m)

Sand Canyon is a rural unincorporated community in northwestern Los Angeles County, California.[1]

Geography[edit]

The community and namesake canyon are in the northwestern San Gabriel Mountains foothills, in the upper Santa Clara River watershed, and east of the Santa Clarita Valley and city of Santa Clarita.

In 2016, the canyon was the site of a major wildfire known as the Sand Fire.[2]

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