Sand Canyon, Los Angeles County, California

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Sand Canyon, California
Sand Canyon, California is located in California
Sand Canyon, California
Sand Canyon, California
Location in California
Sand Canyon, California is located in the United States
Sand Canyon, California
Sand Canyon, California
Sand Canyon, California (the United States)
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
Elevation1,143 m (3,750 ft)

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sand Canyon, Los Angeles County, California
  2. ^ Hassan, Carma. "Hundreds flee Santa Clarita wildfire". CNN. Retrieved 25 July 2016.