The City of Lancaster is a thriving community of nearly 145,000 located approximately one hour north of Los Angeles. Clean air, attainable housing, wide open spaces, and a close-knit community make Lancaster the ideal place for families. Endless potential for growth, along with a strong commitment to business from local leaders, earned Lancaster the "Most Business-Friendly" Eddy Award from the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation in 2007. No matter how you look at it, it's positively clear that Lancaster is the perfect place to live, work and play!
People of all ages and ethnic backgrounds call Lancaster home. We take pride in our diversity and recognize that each individual contributes to making our City a stronger, more vibrant community.
Attainable housing and recent economic growth have made Lancaster a very attractive choice for families and businesses who are looking to relocate, but wish to enjoy all the advantages that Southern California has to offer.
Lancaster has grown from a small railroad pit-stop to a bustling city of over 145,000 residents. With a stroll down historic Lancaster Boulevard, visitors can eat and shop at local fine restaurants and boutiques, wander past aerospace monuments and murals, and weave in and out of museums and performance centers.
The Lancaster Performing Arts Center showcases award winning entertainment, while Lancaster Museum and Art Gallery houses a growing assortment of local and international art. Sporting events and tournaments provide exciting entertainment at Lancaster’s own minor league baseball stadium, Lancaster National Soccer Center and Big 8 Softball Complex. With over 90 square miles of land, Lancaster continues to develop and provide new attractions, while still preserving the beauty of its desert landscape and community bonds.