Agua Dulce

About the Community of Agua Dulce.

Agua Dulce (Spanish for freshwater, literally sweet water) is a census-designated place located in Los Angeles County, California. It lies at an elevation of 2,526 feet (770 m). Agua Dulce is located northeast of Santa Clarita. The town has a population of about 4,000. It is located at 34°29′47″N 118°19′32″W and covers a geographic area of about 25 square miles (65 km2). The ZIP code is 91390 and area code 661.

Vasquez Rocks has been long used as a popular filming location by the Hollywood movie industry, most notably The Flintstones movie, Mel BrooksBlazing Saddles, and the Star Trekepisode “Arena.” The 1971 movie Duel filmed extensively in the area, as was the western film More Dead Than Alive. Other films shot in the area are Rat Race, 127 Hours, Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey and The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle. The History channel shoots the popular reality TV show “Top Shot” in the hills and canyons on the north side of the valley. The Agua Dulce area has also played host to music video shoots, including those for the Bloodhound Gang‘s “Your Only Friends Are Make-Believe” and Weird Al Yankovic‘s “I Love Rocky Road“, and various Nike commercials.

Vasquez Rocks got its name from the famous bandit Tiburcio Vásquez who used to run and hide there while being looked for.

Agua Dulce also has a general aviation airport known as Agua Dulce Airpark. The Airpark and surrounding area was the location for the ABC game show 101 Ways to Leave a Gameshow which premiered on June 21, 2011.

All information about Agua Dulce courtesy of Wikipedia

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