Del Valle is a placename in the Castaic area of Los Angeles County, California, United States. The Del Valle Oil Field (discovered 1940)[1] and L.A. County Fire Department's Del Valle Regional Training Center are located nearby.[2]

Don Ygnacio del Valle

The community is named after Don Ygnacio del Valle, a wealthy Californio ranchero and politician, whose Rancho San Francisco encompassed the site of the community.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Gay Jr., Thomas E.; Hoffman, Samuel R. (October 6, 1953). "Description & History of Castaic Area Oil Fields, 1954: Castaic Hills, Castaic Junction, Del Valle, Honor Rancho". Retrieved January 31, 2024.
  2. ^ "Del Valle Training Center | The Center for Land Use Interpretation". Retrieved January 31, 2024.
  3. ^ "Graphic Notes on History of Santa Clarita Valley". The Signal. January 10, 1975. p. 6. Retrieved January 31, 2024.