The City of Lancaster was incorporated in 1977. Rapid growth since incorporation has expanded the City to a population of over 150,000 residents, making up over 60,000 households. Lancaster is on the northern edge of Los Angeles County and the heart of the Antelope Valley. Close to home but just far enough away, Lancaster is an affordable escape, where you can explore the high desert's beauty while experiencing an artfully crafted urban scene. This unique blending of open spaces and urban places creates a destination full of energy and the perfect spot to savor the man joys of life.