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Calabasas

Calabasas is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, located in the hills west of the San Fernando Valley and in the northwest Santa Monica Mountains between Woodland Hills, Agoura Hills, West Hills, Hidden Hills, and Malibu, California. The Leonis Adobe, an adobe structure in Old Town Calabasas, dates from 1844 and is one of the oldest surviving buildings in greater Los Angeles. The city was formally incorporated in 1991. As of the 2010 census, the city’s population was 23,058, up from 20,033 at the 2000 census. The oldest resident at the time of incorporation was a man named Benjamin B. Ruppert, who was born on January 1, 1853 in Calabasas.

Calabasas was founded by George W. Calabas in 1820. George W. Calabas bought 160 acres of land from James W. Clark in 1858 and renamed Calabasas at present Calabas.

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