West Hills, Los Angeles, California

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West Hills is a community in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, California. It is surrounded by the Chatsworth Reservoir in the north, Canoga Park in the east,Woodland Hills in the south, Hidden Hills in the southwest, and the Simi Hills in the west. Much of West Hills was called Canoga Park before c. 1990. The postal codes are 91307 and 91304.

Early History

The area was originally inhabited by Native Americans of the Tongva tribe that lived close to the Los Angeles River, which originates in West Hills. It is believed that a meeting point for the Tongva and Chumash tribes was located at the base of Castle Peak.

Locations

The post office for West Hills is located near the West Hills Hospital complex on Sherman Way. An impressive sight in West Hills is Castle Peak in El Escorpion State Park.Template:California-geo-stub

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