Category Archives: San Diego Communities

Mira Mesa

Located in the very heart of San Diego County, Mira Mesa (pop. 80,000+), is the largest of the county’s communities. Sometimes referred to by residents as “The Mecca” due to its central location, this community covers 10,500 acres and is … Continue reading

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Clairemont Mesa

Tucked in between freeways I-5 and I-805 just south of SR-52 in northern San Diego County is the community of Clairemont Mesa (pop. 77,906). It was started during the post-World War II building boom of the 1950s & 1960s & … Continue reading

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Encinitas

Encinitas (meaning “hills of live oaks” in Spanish) is a coastal community in San Diego County covering 21.5 square miles with a population of 62,774. It is actually a conglomeration of communities (Cardiff, Leucadia, Olivenhain and Old and New Encinitas) … Continue reading

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Solana Beach

Below is a list of phone numbers for important Solana Beach services. If you have an medical or other emergency you should dial 911 immediately for fire, police, lifeguards or paramedics. We welcome suggestions for more numbers to add to … Continue reading

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Oceanside

Oceanside is a beachfront community of over 170,000 located in northern San Diego County between San Diego and Los Angeles. The City serves as a major transportation link serving both metropolitan areas; however, the City’s greatest pride is beautiful beaches, … Continue reading

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Carlsbad

Carlsbad is a seaside resort-town in the North County section of San Diego County, California. According to the state Department of Finance, the city had a total population of 90,271 in 2003. It is the most expensive coastal city in … Continue reading

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Coronado

Coronado (meaning “the crowned one” in Spanish) is a picturesque peninsular community of 7.4 square miles located at the southwestern corner of San Diego County. It is almost completely surrounded by water and would be an island except for a … Continue reading

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University City

University City is a community in the City of San Diego, California. It is located in the area of the city that is bounded by three freeways: Interstate 5, Interstate 805, and California State Highway 52. These freeways form a … Continue reading

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Scripps Ranch

Scripps Ranch was originally a 400 acre ranch owned by Ellen Browning Scripps. Scripps Ranch, California, is an inland community within the City of San Diego. It is located east of Interstate 15, North of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, … Continue reading

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Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach is a neighborhood of San Diego, bounded by La Jolla to the north, Mission Beach to the south, Interstate 5 to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. While largely populated by surfers and college students, … Continue reading

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