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Welcome to Van Nuys ...

Van Nuys is located in Los Angeles County<1>.

Van Nuys was established in 1911.

Van Nuys is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Van Nuys: (818) & (747)<3>

The ZIP codes for Van Nuys: 91388, 91401, 91404-91411, 91470, 91482, 91496-91497, 91499<4>

Communities Also Named Van Nuys ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Van Nuys - it's located in Indiana.

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

Communities near Van Nuys ...

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

  • Los Angeles (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Los Angeles
    • Los Angeles lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Van Nuys and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,970,219 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Angeles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Angeles<6>
  • Santa Clarita (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Clarita
    • Santa Clarita lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Van Nuys and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Clarita
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Clarita<6>
  • Glendale (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
    • Glendale lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Van Nuys and is located in Los Angeles County
    • 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>
  • Pasadena (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pasadena
    • Pasadena lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Van Nuys and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 141,045 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pasadena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pasadena<6>
  • Simi Valley (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simi Valley
    • Simi Valley lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Van Nuys and is located in Ventura County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 125,168 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simi Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simi Valley<6>
  • Inglewood (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inglewood
    • Inglewood lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Van Nuys and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 107,203 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inglewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inglewood<6>
  • Burbank (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burbank
    • Burbank lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Van Nuys and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 101,866 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burbank
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burbank<6>
  • Santa Monica (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Monica
    • Santa Monica lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Van Nuys and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 90,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Monica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Monica<6>
  • Hawthorne (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawthorne
    • Hawthorne lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Van Nuys and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83,775 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawthorne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hawthorne<6>
  • Alhambra (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alhambra
    • Alhambra lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Van Nuys and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83,261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alhambra
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alhambra<6>

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 Van Nuys. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Van Nuys.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Van Nuys. 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 Van Nuys.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Van Nuys. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Van Nuys.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Van Nuys ...

Looking for more information about Van Nuys? 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 Van Nuys, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Van Nuys.

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

The official website for Los Angeles County: www.lacounty.info/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

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 Van Nuys - 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 Van Nuys). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Van Nuys or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Van Nuys includes: 91388, 91401, 91404, 91405, 91406, 91407, 91408, 91409, 91410, 91470, 91482, 91496 & 91497.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Van Nuys) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Van Nuys. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Van NuysOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Van Nuys. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1867, Longitude: -118.4487    
<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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