Profile for Valencia, California, CA
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Valencia is in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The latitude of Valencia is 34.443N. The longitude is -118.608W.
It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,017 feet.
In 1987 Valenica and three other communities - Saugus, Canyon Country, and Newhall - were combined and incorporated, becoming the city of Santa Clarita.
Known for its paseos - paths winding through the community
Filming location for:
· 1984 movie, "This Is Spinal Tap"
Well-known residents have included:
· Mark Crear, Olympic medallist
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Starbucks
Valencia attractions: Six Flags Magic Mountain
Colleges and universities:
California Institute of the Arts
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Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Valencia political report.
Hotels in Valencia include Best Western Valencia Inn, Hilton Garden Inn Valencia, Holiday Inn Express, Hyatt Valencia.
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