is a community in Los Angeles County
with a population of 59,530. In 1987
, it was one of four communities (along with Valencia, Newhall, and Saugus) that merged to create the city of Santa Clarita, California
. The latitude of Canyon Country is 34.423N and the longitude is -118.471W. It is home to the Placerita Canyon Nature Center which is the site of the historic "Oak of the Golden Dream," California's original gold discovery in 1842 .
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 104 (Quint) and Station 107 (Engine and Paramedic Squad) serve the community.