Sylmar is a district in the San Fernando Valley region of the City of Los Angeles, California. Sylmar is located east of Interstate 5 and north of the city of San Fernando. The city is famous for a great number of high quality golf playing California facilities, known throughout the country. Here, due to highly developed golf infrastructure you can organize an unforgettable vacation. Sylmar was once the site of the second world's largest olive groves - hence its name, which means "Sea of Trees". Sylmar's
existence is so entwined with that of San Fernando that for many years
the two were thought of as one. San Fernando became a city in 1874. Sylmar is the northernmost neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles. Sylmar
is accessible from the Golden State Freeway (Interstate 5) and the
Foothill Freeway (Interstate 210). The southern terminus of the
Antelope Valley Freeway (CA-14) is at the northernmost section of Sylmar. Sylmar
is roughly bounded by Interstate 5 on the west, the San Gabriel
Mountains on the north and east, and the city of San Fernando on the
south. Granada Hills lies to the west and Mission Hills is to the
southwest of Sylmar. Major thoroughfares include
Foothill Boulevard, San Fernando Road, Bradley Avenue, Glenoaks
Boulevard, Roxford Street, Polk Street and Laurel Canyon Boulevard.
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Sylmar is generally flat with sloping hills of the San Gabriel Mountains to the north. Summer temperatures in Sylmar, Ca
have been known to occasionally reach above 110°F (43°C), though the
average summer temperature is 88°F (31°C), dropping down to 68°F (20°C)
in winter with cooler evenings. Sylmar is the one area in the Los
Angeles basin that is relatively smog free due to the occasionally
strong winds along the foothills.