Encino

Encino

Encino is a hilly district of the city of Los Angeles, California. Specifically, it is located in the central portion of the southern San Fernando Valley and on the north slope of the Santa Monica Mountains. It derives its name from the Rancho Los Encinos(Ranch of the Evergreens), a parcel of land given to three Mission Indians by the Mexican government following its secularization of the California missions beginning in 1834. Rancho Encino was established in 1845. Encino borders Tarzana to the west, Lake Balboa and Van Nuys to the North, and Sherman Oaks to the east. Real estate values are vary from the North Side of Ventura Boulevard (the Blvd) and South of Ventura Boulevard. ZIP codes include 91316 and 91436.