Lancaster, California is a city in the northern section of
Los Angeles County in the
Antelope Valley and the
High Desert region of the
Mojave Desert.. Lancaster is north of
Palmdale, south of Edwards Air Force Base and Rosamond, and northwest of the
Santa Clarita Valley and
Lake Los Angeles is to the east.
Victor Valley is approximately 58 miles to the southeast.
Lancaster is approximately 70 miles north of
Downtown Los Angeles and is separated from the
Los Angeles Basin by the
San Gabriel Mountains and the
Angeles National Forest.
The community of Lancaster was first settled around 1884. The city was incorporated in 1977 and has a population exceeding 164,000.
Residential communities in Lancaster
505 Lancaster Street
- Lancaster Condominiums
- Lancaster Estates
- Lancaster Gardens
- Lancaster Gates
- Lancaster Townhomes
- Marbella Villas
- Park Somerset
- Village at Lancaster
- Villas at Lancaster
- Willow Creek
General William J. Fox Airfield
The General William J. Fox Airfield, known locally as Fox Field, is a single runway, 1,217 acre public airport located five miles northwest of Lancaster, California in the Antelope Valley. Fox Field is owned by the County of Los Angeles and averages over 250 operations each day. More than 170 aircraft are based at Fox Field.
Milestones of Flight Museum - Lancaster
The Milestones of Flight Museum is located at the General William J. Fox Airport in Lancaster, California. The collection of aircraft is quite impressive and includes a Douglas DC-3C, a North American Mitchell B-25, a Sikorsky H-19, a Fairchild Flying Boxcar, various rocket engines, and many educational photos and artifacts. The museum is definitely worth visiting.
Lancaster Museum of Art and History
Lancaster Museum & Public Art Foundation
Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH), founded in 1986, houses a vast collection of post-war period and contemporary art in the areas of painting, sculpture, prints, drawings, photography, and firm. The museum also has an extensive collection of Native American historic artifacts on display. The museum is dedicated to advancing an appreciation of art and history in the Antelope Valley. The Lancaster Museum & Public Art Foundation is the active fundraising arm of MOAH. It is governed by a nine person board of directors.
Lancaster National Soccer Center
The Lancaster National Soccer Center has 35 fields, located in Lancaster, California, designed for soccer, lacrosse, and cross country events. It is the largest soccer complex in the western states. The first-class soccer center consists of two buildings with a total square footage of nearly 4,000 feet. Eleven of the fields are lighted.
Lancaster City Park
Lancaster City Park is a 63 acre park adjacent to Highway 14 between Avenues K and L in Lancaster. The park features eight lighted tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts, a softball complex, a children’s play area, picnic tables including shelters, meeting rooms, restrooms, a kitchen, lots of walking trails, and plenty of green open space and shade trees.
Lancaster Municipal Stadium
The Hangar, formerly known as the Lancaster Municipal Stadium, is a 4,600 seat stadium used for baseball, and is home to the Lancaster JetHawks minor league baseball team. The JetHawks are the class A affiliate of the Major League Boston Red Sox and are members of the ten-team California League. The circuit plays a 140 game regular season schedule.
Apollo Community Regional Park
Apollo Community Regional Park is a popular 54 acre park in Lancaster, named in honor the Apollo 11 astronauts. The park was established in 1972 and features three beautiful man-made fishing lakes. The park offers walking paths, picnic shelters, and great scenery.
Lancaster Chamber of Commerce
For more than 110 years, the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce has been representing the interests of businesses in Lancaster, Palmdale, and the greater Antelope Valley area in northern Los Angeles County.
The Lancaster Library is a large 48,721 square foot full-service library operated by the County of Los Angeles. Services include computers, research materials, a large meeting room with a capacity of 200, study rooms, a children’s area, a teen area, and an adult area. Nearby county libraries include the Littlerock Library, the Lake Los Angeles Library, the Quartz Hill Library, and the Acton Agua Dulce Library.
Western Hotel Museum
The Western Hotel Museum, built in 1888, is the oldest surviving structure in Lancaster, California. The downtown hotel, now a museum, has operated under several names: Antelope Valley Hotel, Gillwyn Hotel, and Western Hotel. The historic hotel and museum is operated by the Western Hotel Historical Society and is listed as a California Historic Landmark. It is also listed with the California office of Historic Preservation. The fully restored museum building is open to the public and is definitely worth visiting.
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Lancaster Real Estate
Homes in Lancaster consist of both single family detached homes and attached homes that may be townhomes or stacked condominiums. Prices range from moderate to high depending upon the neighborhood. Our real estate agents and brokers can show you any homes listed for sale with any real estate brokerage firm.
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Lancaster Animal Shelter
The Lancaster Animal Shelter is also known as the Lancaster Animal Care Center. The facility is operated by the County of Los Angeles and is located at 5210 W. Avenue I, just west of 50th Street West in Lancaster, California. Please consider saving a precious life by adopting a loving dog, cat, or other animal today.
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