West Hills is an affluent residential and commercial neighborhood in the western San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California. Historic landmarks and many city parks are to be found within the community, as are commercial districts, a business district and religious establishments. Two private high schools are among the thirteen schools within West Hills.
West Hills is located in the West San Fernando Valley in the county of Los Angeles and about 30 minutes from Downtown Los Angeles. Three ranches and a silent film star’s estate in West Hills have been awarded Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument status recognition and protection, and two are city parks. In addition, on the western edge of West Hills huge open space preserves provide an undeveloped greenbelt and nearby recreation opportunities.
The high number of neighborhood parks here offer sports fields and courts, play areas for children, and community rooms.