Mission Hills, Los Angeles

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Mission Hills
—  Neighborhood of Los Angeles  —
Mission Hills is located in San Fernando Valley
Mission Hills
Location within Los Angeles/San Fernando Valley
Coordinates: 34°15′26″N 118°28′02″W / 34.25722°N 118.46722°W / 34.25722; -118.46722
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyLos Angeles
CityLos Angeles
Elevation913 ft (278 m)
Population (2000)[1]
 • Total15,056
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code91345
Area code(s)818
 
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Mission Hills
—  Neighborhood of Los Angeles  —
Mission Hills is located in San Fernando Valley
Mission Hills
Location within Los Angeles/San Fernando Valley
Coordinates: 34°15′26″N 118°28′02″W / 34.25722°N 118.46722°W / 34.25722; -118.46722
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyLos Angeles
CityLos Angeles
Elevation913 ft (278 m)
Population (2000)[1]
 • Total15,056
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code91345
Area code(s)818

Mission Hills is an urban residential community of the San Fernando Valley, within the City of Los Angeles, California.

It is near the northern junction of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) and the San Diego Freeway (I-405). The Ronald Reagan Freeway (Cal 118) halves the community. Mission Hills is at the northern end of the long Sepulveda Boulevard. Other main thoroughfares are San Fernando Mission Boulevard, Woodman Avenue, and Rinaldi, Brand, Chatsworth, Devonshire, and Lassen Streets. The boundaries are roughly Sepulveda Blvd and Interstate 405 to the west, Interstate 5 to the north and east, Van Nuys Boulevard to the southeast, and Lassen Street to the south. The Granada Hills community lies to the west, Sylmar to the north, the city of San Fernando to the northeast, Pacoima to the east, Arleta to the southeast, and Panorama City to the south.

The community is noteworthy for the stately Spanish Mission San Fernando Rey de España (1784). The Andrés Pico Adobe, the second oldest residence still standing in Los Angeles, is also here. People are still buried in the San Fernando Mission Cemetery.

Earlier name – Dennis Park, CA

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Demographics

In 2009, the Los Angeles Times's "Mapping L.A." project supplied the following numbers for the community of Mission Hills. Population: 18,237; median household income: $75,675.[2]

Government and infrastructure

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services operates the Pacoima Health Center in Pacoima, serving Mission Hills.[3]

Education

Residents are zoned to schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Medical centers

Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is located within the community.

Government and infrastructure

The United States Postal Service operates the Mission Hills Post Office at 15305 Devonshire Street and the Mission City Post Office at 10919 Sepulveda Boulevard.[4][5]

Economy

Tourism

Tourists visit the Mission San Fernando Rey de España, a historical mission.

Notable natives

People who were born in Mission Hills:

References

Coordinates: 34°15′26″N 118°28′02″W / 34.257222°N 118.467222°W / 34.257222; -118.467222