About Lake Hughes, California
Lake Hughes is an unincorporated community in the foothills of the Sierra Pelona Mountains, northwest of Palmdale and the Santa Clarita Valley, in the Angeles National Forest. It is on the sag pond waters of Hughes Lake and Elizabeth Lake (Los Angeles County, California). The community is agricultural in character, with a population of 649 at the 2010 census, but also has a strong recreational element centered on its four lakes. The town of Lake Elizabeth actually resides within Lake Hughes, sharing the same zip code. They together make the entire town of Lake Hughes.