Sylmar located between Granada Hills, Mission Hills, the Tujunga Canyons and San Gabriel Mountains. It is a moderately diverse neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles. It has a relatively high percentage of Latino residents. Its attractions include the second-oldest cemetery in the San Fernando Valley and a number of city and county parks or recreation areas. It can trace its past to the 18th Century and the founding of the San Fernando Mission and was once the site of the world’s largest olive groves.