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Welcome to Encino ...

Encino is located in Los Angeles County<1>.

Encino is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Encino lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Encino: (818) & (747)<3>

The ZIP codes for Encino: 91316, 91416, 91426, 91436<4>

Encino was established in 1845.

Communities Also Named Encino ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Encino - they are located in New Mexico and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Encino.

Communities near Encino ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Encino.

  • Los Angeles
  • Santa Clarita
  • Glendale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
    • Glendale lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Encino.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 197,747 people
    • Former name for Glendale:
    • Tropico
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale<6>
  • Thousand Oaks
  • Simi Valley
  • Inglewood
  • Burbank
  • Santa Monica
  • Hawthorne
  • Culver City

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Encino. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Encino.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Encino. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Encino.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Encino. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Encino.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Encino ...

Looking for more information about Encino? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Encino, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Encino.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Encino. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Los Angeles County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Los Angeles, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Encino - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (747) is an overlay for area code (818).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Encino). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Encino or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Encino) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Encino. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EncinoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Encino. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1649, Longitude: -118.5011    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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