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Where In Santa Clarita Should I Move? Part I: Newhall and Valencia

The SCV is made up of several different micro-communities. Which one is right for you?

Valencia? Stevenson Ranch? Castaic? Canyon Country? Newhall? Saugus? What about Acton and Agua Dulce?

Old Town Newhall
Overlooking Old Town Newhall from William S. Hart Park

Yes, there are many small communities within the city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley that, while bonded through cityhood, began as individual and distinct communities within the Santa Clarita Valley.

As a matter of fact, residents, when greeting each other for the first time, will usually acknowledge their residential community. “I live in Saugus.” “Oh really, I live in Valencia now, but used to live in Canyon Country.” read more

Thursdays Bring Old Town Newhall To Life

Old Town Newhall Comes Alive  Between March and October With Thursdays at Newhall

Town Center, Bridgeport, Centre Point. Depending on where you live, you might consider any one of these spots the “center” of the Santa Clarita Valley. However, once

Senses On Main
Senses On Main in Old Town Newhall

upon a time, Main Street in Newhall was THE population hub in the Santa Clarita Valley.

The area we now refer to as “Old Town Newhall” was the original business and population center, dating back to the late 1800’s when Henry Mayo Newhall leased land to the railway for one dollar. This brought people, commerce, farmers and families to the SCV, and the town sprung up around the rail lines that still traverse the valley by way of Railroad Avenue and Soledad Canyon today. read more