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What is the population of Hidden Hills?

It is typically between 1,850 and 1,900 residents. Officially, according to the 2012 Census, the population was 1856 at the time of the census.

How large is Hidden Hills?

In terms of physical size, Hidden Hills is 1.689 square miles in area. In terms of homes, the most recent census had it listed at 593 homes.

Who lives in Hidden Hills?

Hidden Hills is a gated community in the westernmost portion of the San Fernando Valley. This has made it the choice of living for many Los Angeles area celebrities, athletes, musicians, business owners, families, and others.

Is Hidden Hills in Los Angeles County or Ventura County?

Hidden Hills is a city in Los Angeles Country. It is located in the 23rd State Senate District where is represented by Democrat Fran Pavley, and Democrate Julia Brownley. In terms of the Federal government, it is located in California’s 30th congressional district, and is represented by Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman. Steve Freedland is the mayor of Hidden Hills. Local government offices serving Hidden Hills include the Los Angeles Country Sheriff’s Department and the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

What is the history of Hidden Hills?

Hidden Hills was developed by landscape architect and developer  A.E. Hansen. Hansen was also involved in the development of Rolling Hills Estates, Palos Verdes Estates, and Beverly Hills Harold Lloyd estate. The city’s roots extend much farther back in history, though. The area was inhabited for centuries years by Native Americans of the Fernandeño-Tataviam and Chumash-Venturaño . The area is believed to be a stagecoach stop found on the famous Camino Real, a rest point between Mission San Fernando Rey de Expana and Mission San Buenaventura. Right across today’s 101 freeway is Leonis Adobe, one of the oldest surviving private residences in Los Angeles Country. Acquired by wealthy rancher Miguel Leonis sometime around 1850, it was the part of a sprawling property that extended far beyond the Hidden Hills area of today. Upon his death it was a part of many lawsuits filed by family and others, all trying to get a piece of the large estate holdings, which in 1889 were valued at over $1 million. From that time until the 1950s, it was largely used for agriculture, including citrus, nuts, dry crops and irrigated crops. Hidden Hills was incorporated as a city on October 19, 1961.

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