Introduction to La Canada Flintridge, California
La Canada Flintridge, California, in Los Angeles County, is 4 miles NW of Pasadena, California (center to center) and 10 miles N of Los Angeles, California. The city is within the Los Angeles - Long Beach metropolitan area. La Canada Flintridge has a population of 20,318.
La Canada Flintridge History
Spanish settlers named this area Rancho La Canada. It existed as two communities, Flintridge and La Canada, for many years. After the city was incorporated in 1976, the two communities were joined and the new conglomerate was renamed La Canada Flintridge.
La Canada Flintridge and nearby Attractions
- NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Hahamonga Watershed Park
- Descanso Gardens
- Lanterman Auditorium
- Memorial Park
Things To Do In La Canada Flintridge
The city has sports fields, basketball courts, tennis courts and a skate park. There are also number of municipal parks which offer bountiful opportunities for rest and recreation. The city has riding and hiking trails. There are various social groups which organize a variety of cultural and entertainment activities.
La Canada Flintridge Transportation
Flights are available from the Los Angeles International Airport.
La Canada Flintridge Higher Education
The Glendale Community College serves the area.