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Saugus, Santa Clarita, California is located in Santa Clarita
Saugus, Santa Clarita, California
Saugus, Santa Clarita, California
Location in Santa Clarita
Saugus, Santa Clarita, California is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Saugus, Santa Clarita, California
Saugus, Santa Clarita, California
Location in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Saugus, Santa Clarita, California is located in California
Saugus, Santa Clarita, California
Saugus, Santa Clarita, California
Location in California
Country  United States of America
State  California
County Flag of Los Angeles County, California.svg Los Angeles
City Flag of Santa Clarita, California.png Santa Clarita
Elevation
1,266 ft (386 m)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP Code
91350, 91390
Area code(s) 661
GNIS feature ID 1661408
Website http://www.santa-clarita.com
SaugusRodeo
Baker Ranch Rodeo, Saugus, c. 1926

Saugus is a neighborhood in Santa Clarita, California. It was one of four communities (with Valencia, Newhall and Canyon Country) that merged in 1987 to create the city of Santa Clarita. Saugus includes the central and north-central portions of the city. It is named after Saugus, Massachusetts, the hometown of Henry Newhall, upon whose land the town was originally built.

Demographics

As of 2019, the population of the 91350 zip code (which encompasses most of Saugus) was 36,173. The median household income in 91350 was $117,707. The part of Saugus north of Copper Hill Drive is in zip code 91390, shared with parts of unincorporated Canyon Country and all of Agua Dulce and Green Valley.

Education

Elementary school students in Saugus attend schools in the Saugus Union School District. Junior high and high school students attend schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District. Most junior high and high school students in Saugus attend Arroyo Seco Junior High School and Saugus High School; some attend nearby Canyon, Golden Valley, Hart, and Valencia High Schools and the corresponding junior high schools.

Transportation

Saugus is located on the path of the Metrolink Antelope Valley Line. The line's Santa Clarita station is located in Saugus on the south side of Soledad Canyon Road. Bouquet Canyon Road is a major thoroughfare through Saugus, running northeast-southwest from the Angeles National Forest north of the city to Magic Mountain Parkway on the border with Valencia. Other major thoroughfares in Saugus include Seco Canyon Road, Haskell Canyon Road, Plum Canyon Road, Soledad Canyon Road, Newhall Ranch Road, Copper Hill Drive, and Golden Valley Road. All aforementioned streets except for Copper Hill Drive and Golden Valley Road intersect Bouquet Canyon Road; Copper Hill Drive is connected to Bouquet Canyon Road by David Way, a short residential street.

Notable people

  • Red Callender, jazz musician
  • Harry Carey, actor
  • Harry Carey Jr., actor
  • Frank Coghlan Jr., actor and naval aviator
  • Mandy Gonzalez, actress and singer
  • Ross Lonsberry, professional hockey player
  • Nick Nickson, Los Angeles Kings announcer
  • Ruby Rose Turner, actress
  • Abbey Weitzeil, Olympic swimmer
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