Sylmar, Calif., is a neighborhood located in Los Angeles County's picturesque San Fernando Valley. People in the market for local homes for rent will appreciate Sylmar's convenient location approximately a half-hour drive from the City of Angels and about an hour northwest of Anaheim.
What You Should Know About Sylmar
Sylmar is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. It is home to 22 public schools - including two charter schools and a continuation school - and 12 private schools.
Sunland/Sylmar/Tujunga is an unincorporated community, meaning it relies on Los Angeles County for municipal services and governance.
Sylmar is covered by three Los Angeles Police Department jurisdictions: Devonshire, Foothill and Mission.
Resources for Sylmar Renters
About two-thirds of the County of Los Angeles is made up of unincorporated communities, and there is a page on the county's website that was created especially for citizens living in those areas. For information about everything from voting districts to emergency preparedness, this county page is the place to go.
What to Do In and Around Sylmar
Sylmar is just a short drive from downtown Los Angeles and all the glitz and glamor that goes along with it. If amusement parks are right up your alley, then you're in luck, as Hurricane Harbor water park, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Knott's Berry Farm and Universal Studios are all within day-tripping distance. For recreational opportunities closer to home, Sylmar Park Recreation Center boasts two gymnasiums that also serve as auditoriums, basketball and tennis courts, a soccer field, a baseball diamond, a children's play area, a picnic area and an indoor gym, while the Los Angeles Public Library also has a Sylmar location.