20th Century Fox Studios. Cheviot Hills received its name from the gently rolling hills that are reminiscent of the Cheviot hills between England and Scotland. Cheviot Hills consists of a neighborhood of approximately 1400 single-family homes, most of which were built in the 1940s and early 1950s and are largely traditional in style. Residents of Cheviot Hills are a friendly, close-knit community.
Cheviot Hills is bordered by Rancho Park on the west and northwest, Palms on the south, Beverlywood on the east, and Century City and Beverly Hills on the north. Principal thoroughfares include Pico and National Boulevards and Manning and Motor Avenues.