Encino – Los Angeles, CA

City Site

Encino is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California with a population of 33804.

Encino is situated in the central portion of the southern San Fernando Valley and on the north slope of the Santa Monica Mountains. It is flanked on the north by Reseda, Lake Balboa, and the Sepulveda Basin, on the east by Sherman Oaks, on the south by Brentwood, and on the west by Tarzana.

The name Encino is the Spanish language word for “oak.” The Spanish name reflects the original Tongva language name for the village of Siutcanga, which can be translated to “the place of the oaks.”