San Diego Neighborhoods

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Neighborhoods

4s Ranch
Allied Gardens
Alpine
Balboa Park
Bankers Hill
Barrio Logan
Bay Park / Bay Ho
Bird Rock – La Jolla
Black Mtn Ranch
Bonita
Bonsall
Borrego Springs
Bostonia
Boulevard
Campo
Cardiff
Carlsbad
Carmel Mountain
Carmel Valley
Chula Vista
City Heights
Civita San Diego
Clairemont Mesa
College Area
Coronado
Crest
Crown Point – Pacific Beach
Del Cerro
Del Mar
Descanso
Downtown SD
Dulzura
East County
East Village
Eastlake
El Cajon
Encanto
Encinitas
Escondido
Fairbanks Ranch
Fallbrook
Gaslamp
Golden Hill
Grant Hill
Granite Hills
Grantville
Grossmont
Guatay
Hillcrest
Imperial Beach
Jacumba
Jamul
Julian
Kearny Mesa
Kensington
La Costa
La Jolla
La Mesa
La Presa
Lake Murray
Lakeside
Leucadia
Lemon Grove
Lincoln Acres
Lincoln Park
Linda Vista
Little Italy
Logan Heights
Midtown
Midway District
Mira Mesa
Miramar
Mission Beach
Mission Hills
Mission Valley
Morena
Mt Helix
Mt Hope
National City
Navajo
Nestor
Normal Heights
North Park
Oak Park
Ocean Beach
Oceanside
Ocotillo Wells
Old Town
Olivenhain
Otay Mesa
Pacific Beach
Pacific Highlands Ranch
Pala
Palomar Mtn
Paradise Hills
Pauma Valley
Peninsula SD
Pine Valley
Point Loma
Potrero
Poway
Ramona
Rainbow
Ranchita
Rancho Bernardo
Rancho Encantada
Rancho Peñasquitos
Rancho San Diego
Rancho Santa Fe
Rolando
Sabre Springs
San Carlos
San Diego
San Marcos
San Pasqual Valley
Santa Ysabel
San Ysidro
Santaluz
Santee
Scripps Ranch
Serra Mesa
Sherman Heights
Skyline
Solana Beach
Sorrento Valley
South Park
Southcrest
Southeast San Diego
Spring Valley
Sunset Cliffs
Talmadge
Tierrasanta
Torrey Highlands
Torrey Hills
Torrey Pines
University City
University Heights
Uptown SD
Valley Center
Via De La Valle
Vista
Warner Springs
Winter Gardens

4s Ranch

4S Ranch is a newer master-planned community within the City of San Diego located on 2,900 acres west of Rancho Bernardo, north of Rancho Penasquitos and just east of Rancho Santa Fe in the northern part of San Diego County. Learn More…

Allied Gardens

Allied Gardens is a residential neighborhood in the eastern Navajo community of San Diego, California. It neighbors San Carlos to the east, Del Cerro to the north, the College Area to the southeast and Grantville to the southwest. Learn More…

Alpine

Named in 1880 by a resident who said Alpine reminder her of her native Switzerland, Alpine sits on the edge of the Cleveland National Forest. Learn More…

Balboa Park

Balboa Park is made up of more than 1,000 acres and offers 15 museums, various gardens, arts and international culture associations, as well as the San Diego Zoo. Learn More…

Bankers Hill

Bankers Hill is situated north of Downtown and west of Balboa Park. Due to the central location, this community has become a residential and small commercial hot spot. Learn More…

Barrio Logan

Barrio Logan is one of the oldest and most culturally-rich urban neighborhoods in San Diego. From historic beginnings in the latter part of the 19th century to the vibrant mix of uses and people who reside and work in Barrio Logan, the neighborhood has played a vital role in the City’s development. The Barrio Logan community is a living example of the change and evolution that have continuously shaped the area’s cultural heritage, development patterns, economic opportunities, and social fabric. Learn More…

Bay Park / Bay Ho

Located in the central coastal region of San Diego, Bay Park is a desirable neighborhood offering unique homes, restaurants and walkability to the Mission Bay and surrounding areas. Learn More…

Bird Rock - La Jolla

Bird Rock is a seaside neighborhood within the larger community of La Jolla in San Diego, California. It lies on the Pacific Ocean at the southernmost end of La Jolla, just north of Pacific Beach. Learn More…

Black Mtn Ranch

Black Mountain Ranch encompasses 5,100 acres and is located west of 4-S Ranch and Rancho Peñasquitos, south of the Santa Fe Valley, east of Fairbanks Ranch and Rancho Santa Fe Farms, and north of Torrey Highlands. Camino Ruiz and Camino del Norte provide the primary access for the community. Learn More…

Bonita

Bonita is considered a rural and equestrian enclave in the middle of suburbia. To visitors and residents alike, one of the most visible features of Bonita recreational life is the walking trail that loops the Chula Vista Municipal Golf Course in central Bonita. Learn More…

Bonsall

Located northeast of Oceanside just off Highway 76 Bonsall is home to approximately 3,400 people encompasses approximately 32.8 square miles, or approximately 21,042 acres. Activities include swimming, sunning, surfing, sailing, fishing off the pier and deep-sea fishing, hiking and biking that go all the way from Oceanside to San Clemente. Learn More…

Borrego Springs

Borrego Springs is completely surrounded by Anza-Borrego State Park, the largest of California’s State Parks. The village of Borrego Springs has a pueblo-style Visitor’s Center & Chamber of Commerce, as well as two shopping malls, several restaurants, accommodation and individual shops. Learn More…

Bostonia

Bostonia is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California. A neighborhood comprising areas within the city limits of northeast El Cajon, as well as areas of unincorporated San Diego County bears the same name. Learn More…

Boulevard

Boulevard is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Mountain Empire area of southeastern San Diego County. At the 2010 census, it had a population of 315. The area is rural desert along the Mexican border near the eastern extent of San Diego County. Learn More…

Campo

Located on the California/Mexico border Campo is home to several historical museums including the Motor Transport Museum, the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum and the Gaskil Brother Stone Store. Learn More…

Cardiff By The Sea

Cardiff by the Sea is a beach community of Encinitas just south on historic Highway 101. As you discover Cardiff, you will be driving alongside the Pacific where you can see surfers at Swami’s Beach, and camping areas along the way. Learn More…

Carlsbad

From LEGOLAND to Carlsbad Village, La Costa and Aviara, to miles of beautiful, sandy beaches, Carlsbad has so much to offer. Carlsbad Village is a popular area filled with shops and restaurants. La Costa and Aviara boast some of the most beautiful golf courses in the United States. Learn More…

Carmel Mountain

At 1,489 acres, Carmel Mountain Ranch is located along the Interstate 15 Corridor. It is home to just over 12,000 residents. It is bordered by the community of Rancho Bernardo to the North, the City of Poway to the East, the community of Sabre Springs to the South, and I-15 to the west. Learn More…

Carmel Valley - San Diego

Carmel Valley is an affluent suburban planned community in the north-western corner of San Diego, California, United States. The community is composed of commercial offices, residential units, hotels, and retail stores and restaurants. Learn More…

Chula Vista

Chula Vista, or “Beautiful View” in Spanish, is the second largest city in the San Diego metropolitan area. Great year-round weather, miles of trails, coastline, mountains and open space beckon runners, hikers, cyclists, birders, and outdoors enthusiasts from the bay to the lakes. Learn More…

City Heights

City Heights is centrally located in the San Diego metropolitan area, south of Mission Valley, north of the Martin Luther King Freeway (State Route 94), between Interstates 15 and 805 on the west and 54th Street on the east. Learn More…

Civita - Mission Valley

Civita is a sustainable, transit-oriented 230-acre master-planned village under development in the Mission Valley area of San Diego, California, United States. Located on a former quarry site, the urban-style village is organized around a 19-acre community park that cascades down the terraced property. Learn More…

Clairemont Mesa

Clairemont Mesa can be subdivided into the neighborhoods of North Clairemont, South Clairemont, Clairemont Mesa East and Clairemont Mesa West. Clairemont Mesa lies south of SR-52, west of I-805 and east of I-5. Learn More…

College Area

The College Area reflects both tradition and change, and is home to a diverse mix of long-time residents and SDSU students, an evolving commercial corridor featuring new and established businesses catering to families and freshmen alike, and highly-anticipated annual events—including the Boulevard Boo! Learn More…

Coronado

Consistently voted one of the best beaches in the United States, Coronado offers pristine sand, gentle surf and a charming community with a small-town feel. Situated just across the Big Bay from downtown San Diego, Coronado is most notably known for two famous structures, the historic Hotel del Coronado and the distinctive San Diego-Coronado Bridge. Learn More…

Crest

Crest is an unincorporated community in San Diego County, California. The Crest census-designated place (CDP) had a population of 2,593 at the 2010 census, down from 2,716 at the 2000 census. Learn More…

Crown Point - Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach is a neighborhood in San Diego, bounded by La Jolla to the north, Mission Beach and Mission Bay to the south, Interstate 5 to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. While formerly largely populated by young people, surfers, and college students, because of rising property and rental costs the population is gradually becoming older and more affluent. Learn More…

Del Cerro

Del Cerro (Spanish for “of the hill”) is a residential neighborhood of approximately 2,300 residents in the eastern part of San Diego, California. Del Cerro borders the communities of San Carlos, Allied Gardens, College Area, Grantville, and the City of La Mesa, and is adjacent to Lake Murray and San Diego State University. Learn More…

Del Mar

Located on the Pacific, Del Mar is one of San Diego County’s most affluent and beautiful communities. From “The Colony” on the beach, to the rolling hills of Del Mar Village, the community offers a diverse lifestyle. Learn More…

Descanso

Descanso gets its name from a Spanish word meaning “rest from labor”. Situated east of Alpine and west of Pine Valley at a 3,450 feet elevation, Descanso is located at the south entrance to Cuyamaca Rancho State Park and also borders Cleveland National Forest to the west and east. Learn More…

Downtown San Diego

The heart of every city lives in its downtown, and San Diego is no exception. Located only minutes from the airport, San Diego’s thriving downtown districts offer a plethora of options for accommodations, activities, dining and cultural attractions, all accessible by foot or by trolley. Learn More…

Dulzura

The rural community of Dulzura is located roughly 25 miles East/Southeast of the city of San Diego and approximately 10 miles north of the US/Mexico border. Residents enjoy a lifestyle that lets them choose between a convenient drive to the coast or to enjoy all the outdoor fun that living next to the Cleveland National Forrest allows. Learn More…

East County - San Diego

East San Diego County offers hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, fishing and camping in the vast and beautiful wilderness. Spend an afternoon hiking Cowles Mountain, mountain biking through Mission Trails Regional Park, strolling along Lake Murray or fishing on El Capitan Reservoir. Learn More…

East Village - Downtown San Diego

East Village burst into life in the past few years. It is the largest district downtown, located east of the Gaslamp Quarter and southeast of the Core district and Cortez Hill. East Village is a thriving urban enclave is home to more than 700 businesses including restaurants, hotels, and art galleries. Learn More…

Eastlake - Chula Vista

Consistently voted one of San Diego’s best new home communities by the San Diego Union-Tribune the Eastlake master-planned community lies within the city of Chula Vista. The 3,200 acre master plan of EastLake includes residential, retail/commercial, industrial/office areas with recreational areas throughout. Learn More…

El Cajon

Nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains, the city has acquired two historical names that keynote the early development of the modern commercial municipality of El Cajon, “The Big Box Valley” and “The Corners”. El Cajon’s growth is directly linked to its initial role as the agrarian heartland and communications center of San Diego County. Learn More…

Encanto

Meaning “Enchantment” in the Spanish language Encanto contains a series of natural canyons and rolling hills. Radio Canyon, which cuts diagonally from the northeast to the southwest corners of Encanto, is a major natural open space system that has been purchased by the City of San Diego for preservation as open space. Learn More…

Encinitas

Sitting on six miles of coastline, Encinitas is known for surfing, flower growing and a wonderful downtown area filled with restaurants and shops called “Old Encinitas.” It is in Old Encinitas that you will see the iconic “Encinitas” sign over the historic Coast Highway 101. Learn More…

Escondido

Incorporated in 1888, Escondido is one of the oldest cities in San Diego County. Housing in Escondido can be as different as unincorporated communities such as Jesmond Dene and Hidden Meadows, where homeowners have Escondido addresses but cannot participate in elections, to newer developments filled with amenities. Learn More…

Fairbanks Ranch San Diego

The Fairbanks Country Club community is located in the northwest region of the City of San Diego and is bounded by the County of San Diego to the north and east, the North City Future Urbanizing Subarea II to the west, and the Pacific Highlands Ranch community to the south. Learn More…

Fallbrook

Just 18 miles from the Pacific, Fallbrook is known for its rolling hills, equestrian and walking trails, and nature preserves. Agriculture is Fallbrook’s largest industry and being in Fallbrook is like crossing into a different world. There is a strong sense of community and connectedness here not often found anymore in the 21st century. Learn More…

Gaslamp - Downtown San Diego

A rare historic neighborhood located in the midst of a burgeoning downtown, the Gaslamp Quarter is comprised of 16 ½ city blocks serving as San Diego’s premier destination for shopping, dining and entertainment. Learn More…

Golden Hill

One of San Diego’s most historic and architecturally eclectic zones, with many pre-1900 beautiful Victorian homes and apartments Golden Hill is known for and amazing views of downtown and the harbor. A neighborhood with great charm and character, its vibrant business community boasts ethnic markets and famous restaurants like the Turf Supper Club all within walking distance of Downtown, City College and much of Balboa Park. Learn More…

Granite Hills

Granite Hills is a census-designated place in San Diego County, California. The name is also applied to a neighborhood within the city limits of El Cajon in the eastern part of that city. Learn More…

Grant Hill

Grant Hill is a neighborhood in San Diego, California bordered by Golden Hill to the north, Stockton to the east, Sherman Heights to the west, and Logan Heights to the south.[1] 30th Street connects Grant Hill to the neighborhood of Golden Hill. Learn More…

Grantville

Grantville is a neighborhood in the city of San Diego. It borders the communities of Allied Gardens, San Carlos, Serra Mesa and Mission Valley East. Its main roads are Friars Road (which also serves Mission Valley) and Mission Gorge Road which leads into Mission Trails Regional Park to the north and continues south of Interstate 8 as Fairmount Road. Learn More…

Grossmont

Grossmont College is a community college located in El Cajon, California, in the county of San Diego. The campus sits in the Fletcher Hills community of El Cajon and is bordered by the cities of San Diego and Santee. Grossmont College along with Cuyamaca College make up what is the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. Learn More…

Guatay

Situated along the winding Old Highway 80, Guatay is missed in a blink. Hidden among the pines trees of Cleveland National Forest the area is an escape from city life. Hiking to the 4885-foot summit of Guatay Mountain gives stunning panoramic views of San Diego County. Camping at Guatay Campground is also popular. Learn More…

Hillcrest

Hillcrest is known for its award-winning restaurants, trendy stores, medical offices, two major hospitals, and the largest concentration of gay and lesbian-owned businesses in the City. Named one of America’s great neighborhoods in 2007, Hillcrest features an array of older homes mixed in with newer, upscale apartments and condominiums. The area’s merchants host the annual Cityfest street fair, and the neighborhood is home to the annual LGBT Pride celebration. Learn More…

Imperial Beach

The City of Imperial Beach is the most southwesterly city in the continental United States. Flanked by the Pacific Ocean and South San Diego Bay, the town is nestled between miles of uncrowded beaches, big surf and unparalleled open space and wetlands teeming with wildlife. Learn More…

Jacumba

This small desert community sits at the foot of the Jacumba Mountains and is just north of the California/Mexico border offers residents peaceful space and solitude unique to the San Diego region. Learn More…

Jamul

Jamul sits at the base of the Jamul Mountain just southeast of La Mesa and El Cajon. The location allows residents to enjoy the secluded beautiful mountain ranges and year round sunshine while only being a short drive from all the conveniences and activities that San Diego has to offer. Learn More…

Julian

Located about an hour east of San Diego, Julian is located in the Cuyamaca Mountains. Julian’s history goes back to the American gold rush of the 1870s and is famous for the apple festival and wonderful apple pies. Living in Julian is a lifestyle choice. Retreat to the mountains for that peace and quiet, and go to work in the city for the work day. Learn More…

Kearny Mesa

Kearny Mesa is a major industrial and commercial center occupying a central location in the City of San Diego. The community meets employment, business and retail needs for a large portion of the City. The community has three residential areas: Kearny Lodge, Royal Highlands, and Stonecrest. Learn More…

Kensington

Known for its distinct California Spanish-style single-family homes, Kensington was developed in 1926. This upscale enclave on the southeast rim of Mission Valley is a picturesque and peaceful pocket amid the hubbub of the inner city. In addition to the unique homes there is a quaint business district along the single main artery of Adams Ave. Learn More…

La Costa

The La Costa community surrounds the world famous Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. Elegant custom homes, exclusive gated neighborhoods and upscale condominiums and townhouses are set on gently rolling hills and dramatic canyons with spectacular ocean views. Learn More…

La Jolla

La Jolla in Spanish means “The Jewel”, and with some of Southern California’s most beautiful coastline, La Jolla is considered by many to be the jewel of America’s Finest City. Located 12 miles north of Downtown, La Jolla is defined by rugged ocean bluffs, steep canyons and hillsides culminating at Mount Soledad. Learn More…

La Mesa

Centrally located in the rolling hills of San Diego County, La Mesa is known as the Jewel of the Hills. A near perfect climate, tree-lined streets, walkable neighborhoods, easy access to retail and commercial areas, and a quaint downtown village make La Mesa a highly desirable community in which to live and work. Learn More…

La Presa

La Presa is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California, United States. The population of was 34,169 at the 2010 census, up from 32,721 at the 2000 census. It was a part of the neighboring Spring Valley CDP from 1970 to 1990. Learn More…

Lake Murray

Lake Murray is a reservoir in San Diego, California, operated by the City of San Diego’s Public Utilities Department. It is located within Mission Trails Regional Park which is in the 7th City Council District and is represented by Councilman Scott Sherman. Learn More…

Lakeside

With a Mediterranean climate, several stocked reservoirs, numerous parks and outdoors trails to explore on foot, bike or horseback Lakeside’s rural atmosphere is very attractive to those seeking escape from the more densely settled areas of central San Diego. Learn More…

Lemon Grove

Lemon Grove is a city in San Diego County, California. The community was settled in 1869 by its first known permanent resident, sheep rancher Robert Allison. From the 1860s to 1900 the area was known for sheep and poultry ranching and vegetable crops. Learn More…

Leucadia

Although Leucadia is officially part of Encinitas, it ha s its own unique personality. Located on a series of bluffs along the coastline, Leucadia is known for surfing and in fact was named one o f the “World’s Best Surf Towns” by National Geographic in 2014. Learn More…

Lincoln Acres

First settled during the Great Depression, mainly by farmers from the Dust Bowl Lincoln Acres is now an unincorporated community of San Diego County located wholly within the boundaries of the incorporated city of National City. Learn More…

Lincoln Park

Lincoln High School, named after Abraham Lincoln, continues to serve as a focal point for the neighborhood. As is true in many neighborhoods, the residents of the area associate themselves with the school, historically referring to the area as “Lincoln” and now “Lincoln Park.” Learn More…

Linda Vista

Linda Vista, taken from the Spanish for “beautiful view,” is a primarily residential community with distinct neighborhoods. It is centrally located in the City of San Diego near Clairemont Mesa, Mission Valley and Mission Bay Park. Besides location, its other great assets include cultural diversity and the presence of the University of San Diego. Learn More…

Little Italy - Downtown San Diego

San Diego’s Little Italy District, nestled near Downtown’s North Embarcadero Waterfront, is home to one of the area’s premier business districts and an innovative residential community. Bound by Laurel Street to the north, Front Street to the east, Ash Street to the south, and the San Diego Bay to the west. Known as a pedestrian-friendly community that boasts rich culture and history. Learn More…

Logan Heights

Logan Heights is one of the oldest communities in the City of San Diego and is rich in character. You can travel along the Imperial Avenue Corridor and witness the cultural influence that the residents bring to the community. Learn More…

Midtown San Diego

Middletown is a neighborhood in San Diego, California bordered by Mission Hills to the North, the Midway District to the West, Hillcrest and Park West to the East, and Downtown to the South. Learn More…

Midway San Diego

The Midway/Pacific Highway Corridor Community (e.g. Midway) is situated north of the Centre City area between Old Town and Point Loma. Midway encompasses approximately 800 acres of mostly flatland. Midway is comprised of two basic elements: the central Midway area and the narrow, linear-shaped Pacific Highway Corridor. Learn More…

Mira Mesa

Established in the late 1960’s, Mira Mesa sits on the southern rim of Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve and has a population of 72,000, including young homeowners, families, military families, students and single people. The community is surrounded by a range of recreational activities and eight community parks including a teen center, senior center, community recreation center, ice arena, and an aquatic complex. Learn More…

Miramar

Miramar is a neighborhood in the northern part of the city of San Diego, California, USA. It includes residential areas and commercial and light industrial districts. Most residents live on the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (formerly Miramar Naval Air Station). Miramar was the site of the real TOPGUN made famous by the movie Top Gun in 1986. NAS Miramar was realigned by the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) program in 1995 and turned over to the Marine Corps as a fixed wing and helicopter base in 1999.
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Mission Beach

Mission Beach exemplifies diversity in the beach community. It is enjoyed by students from local universities, long-standing native residents, and tourists from near and far. Mission Beach cradles a key piece of San Diego’s past and present, the Belmont Park wooden roller coaster. Learn More…

Mission Hills

Located in the hills above Old Town, Mission Hills is a neighborhood of stately and unique homes. Many of the community’s homes date back to the early 20th century and are carefully preserved as some of the most beautiful in the city. Kate Sessions, the famed planner of Balboa Park, started the Mission Hills Nursery a century ago, and it is still the center of this quaint neighborhood, where interesting shops and cafes make it an ideal residential community. Learn More…

Mission Valley

Mission Valley is San Diego’s geographic center; it is an urban center of San Diego, and is home to Qualcomm Stadium, Hotel Circle and several major shopping centers and malls. The San Diego River is still an important part of Mission Valley’s character. The river travels approximately 52 miles from the mountains of Julian to the Pacific Ocean at Dog Beach in Mission Bay Park. Learn More…

Morena

West Clairemont is home to a diverse community of residences and businesses. Clairemont’s unique character is defined by both its neighborhoods and its natural resources. With three of the City’s open space parks in or near Clairemont, city life can be quickly left behind for the more serene experience of canyon hikes, wildlife and beautiful beaches. Learn More…

Mt Helix

Mt. Helix Park is one of the few viewpoints near San Diego’s urban area where visitors can drive up to the top of the hill and enjoy sweeping panoramic views from the ocean to the mountains. Located at 1,370 feet above sea level, it is one of the highest points within view of the ocean. Learn More…

Mt Hope

Mount Hope is a mixture of residential, industrial, commercial, and cemetery uses. The residential neighborhood is stable, predominantly single-family homes with a scattering of higher densities north of Broadway. Chollas Creek runs through the northwest corner of Mount Hope through a concrete-lined channel. Learn More…

National City

National City is quickly becoming a popular San Diego destination with an array of beautiful parks and fun activities. Take a boat out on the marina, spend a day in Mexico or take a short cab ride to downtown all within minutes of National City. Learn More…

Navajo

The Navajo community, encompassing approximately 14 square miles, lies roughly north of Interstate 8, northwest of the city of La Mesa, west of the cities of El Cajon and Santee, and southeast of the San Diego River. The community includes the neighborhoods of Grantville, Allied Gardens, Del Cerro , and San Carlos. Learn More…

Nestor

Named for Nestor A. Young, California state assemblyman from 1884-1886 and San Diego harbormaster from 1889 Nestor is located in the southern section of San Diego and is part of the Otay Mesa-Nestor community planning area. Learn More…

Normal Heights

Normal Heights is a predominantly residential community with a vibrant business district filled with an eclectic mix of small businesses along Adams Avenue. Best known for its popular street fairs, Normal Heights also features one of District Three’s classic neon signs that hangs above Adams Avenue at Felton Street. Learn More…

North Park

Amist trendy boutiques, “foodie-approved” eateries, specialty cocktails, local handcrafted brews and art galleries-the electric neighborhood of Northpark is set in scene with turn of the century craftsman bungalows and an architectural glimpse into the Dryden Historic District. Learn More…

Oak Park

Oak Park is characterized by single-family homes, condominiums, apartments and Navy housing. It is an established, stable community, demographically diverse and representative of San Diego. Located 4 miles (6 km) from San Diego State University Oak Park’s borders are defined by Euclid Avenue to the west, Chollas Parkway/Streamview Drive/College Avenue to the north, and State Route 94 to the southeast. Learn More…

Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach is a small community that celebrates individuality and creativity in its preservation as a traditional Southern California beach town. Sprinkled on street corners are locally owned restaurants, ice cream shops, and boutiques. The Newport Avenue business corridor boasts some of San Diego’s finest antiques and collectibles. Learn More…

Oceanside

Located at the north end of San Diego County, Oceanside offers everything from beautiful beaches along 3.5 miles of the coast to communities nestled throughout the 42.17 miles of the city. Camp Pendleton, located in North Oceanside, is home to the largest Marine Corp Amphibious training facility. Oceanside Harbor enjoys Harbor Village with shops, restaurants, kayak rentals and paddle board lessons. Multiple golf courses, hiking trails, and much more add to the appeal of this diverse city. Learn More…

Ocotillo Wells

Ocotillo Wells is home to off-road enthusiasts. More than 85,000 acres of magnificent desert are open for off-highway exploration and recreation within the boundaries portrayed on the park map are operated by California State Parks. Outside the boundaries, to the south and east, large tracts of BLM land (U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management) are also open to off-highway vehicles. Learn More…

Old Town San Diego

This much-loved colorful neighborhood is the historic heart of San Diego. Created in 1769, Old Town San Diego was California’s first settlement with only a mission and a fort. California State Park is at the center of Old Town. Here you can experience life from the early Mexican-American period of 1821-1872 through rich living history programs. Learn More…

Olivenhain

Olivenhein is the easternmost community within the city of Encinitas and is bordered on the westernmost side by Rancho Santa Fe. Olivenhein is comprised of predominantly single-family custom homes on larger lots. Another wonderful feature of this community is the vast network of recreation trails. It is not uncommon to see runners, hikers and horses enjoying the beauty of the community. Learn More…

Otay Mesa

Otay Mesa is a community in the southern section of the city of San Diego, just north of the U.S.–Mexico border. It is bordered by the Otay River Valley and the city of Chula Vista on the north, Interstate 805 and the neighborhoods of Ocean View Hills and San Ysidro on the west, unincorporated San Diego County on the north and east (including East Otay Mesa), and the Otay Centenario borough of Tijuana Municipality, Mexico on the south. Learn More…

Pacific Beach

The beach area south of Crystal Pier is known as Pacific Beach. This beach stretches south over two miles, becoming Mission Beach, then South Mission Beach, and eventually ending at the channel entrance to Mission Bay. Known as The Strand, these beaches are adjacent to the residential and commercial areas of the Pacific Beach and Mission Beach communities. Learn More…

Pacific Highlands Ranch

In its coveted north county location just east of Carmel Valley, master-planned Pacific Highlands Ranch occupies one of San Diego’s best coastal-close locations. Surrounded by 1,300 acres of preserved natural habitat, this exciting Pardee Homes community demonstrates the principles of LivingSmart® beautifully with remarkably energy-efficient homes, drought-tolerant landscaping, a multi-use trail system for hiking and biking, and a state-of-the-art private recreation center capable of generating solar electric power.
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Pala

This quaint community lies east of Carlsbad in the San Diego-Carlsbad metro area. Likely named after a Native American term for water Pala is located in the Pala Indian Reservation near Fallbrook. The Pala Casino Span Resort offers a wide variety of top-level entertainment for those in the area. Learn More…

Palomar Mountain

Palomar Mountain is a mountain ridge in the Peninsular Ranges in northern San Diego County. It is famous as the location of the Palomar Observatory and Hale Telescope, and known for the Palomar Mountain State Park. Learn More…

Paradise Hills

The Skyline-Paradise Hills Community is approximately 4,500 acres in area and is located in the southeastern portion of the City of San Diego. The community is bordered by the City of Lemon Grove and the Southeastern San Diego community planning area to the north; the South Bay Freeway (SR-54) and an unincorporated area of San Diego County to the south; National City and the Southeastern San Diego community planning area to the west; and an unincorporated area of San Diego County to the east. Learn More…

Pauma Valley

Pauma Valley is an unincorporated community between Valley Center and Palomar Mountain in San Diego County, California. Area highlights include avocado groves, several Indian Reservations, casinos, and the Pauma Valley Country Club featuring tennis courts, pool complex, a breathtakingly beautiful golf course and even a fly-in airstrip! Learn More…

Peninsula San Diego

The Peninsula community is a highly urbanized community, comprised of a number of relatively distinct residential neighborhoods including: Ocean Beach Highlands, Point Loma Highlands Loma Alta, Loma Palisades, Loma Portal, Fleetridge, Roseville, Sunset Cliffs, Wooded Area, La Playa, Roseville and the former Naval Training Center renamed Liberty Station. Learn More…

Pine Valley

Pine Valley is named for the locally unique strand of Jeffrey pine along Pine Valley Creek, a seasonal drainage in the foothills of the Laguna Mountains. The community of Pine Valley is located 3,736 feet (1,139 m) above sea level in the Cuyamaca Mountains of the Mountain Empire area, in southeastern San Diego County, California. Learn More…

Point Loma

Rich in nature, people, and history, Point Loma is one of the oldest communities of San Diego. Blessed with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean to the west and both Downtown and America’s Cup Harbor to the east, Point Loma is one of the area’s most desirable communities. Point Loma is home to an array of people from many backgrounds. Learn More…

Potrero

State Route 94 connects Potrero by road west to San Diego and east to Campo. Potrero is Spanish for ‘pasture land’. Its closest neighbor is Tecate, in Mexico. Potrero Regional Park offers RV, tent, and group camping in developed and primitive areas. Visitors can also enjoy ball fields, an enclosed pavilion, playgrounds, and hiking trails throughout the 132-acre park. Learn More…

Poway

Poway first became a city on December 1, 1980 with its original roots in agriculture dating back to the 1800s. Lake Poway is a community feature where you are able to fish from shore or rent a boat from the Poway recreation department. Poway also has 55 miles of trails for hiking as well as a swim center and Poway Center for the Performing Arts. As with other communities in North San Diego County, Poway offers a myriad of housing types and prices and is ranked as the safest city in San Diego County. Take the time to explore this wonderful city and see all it has to offer. Learn More…

Rainbow

The unincorporated community of Rainbow lies at the northern border of San Diego County, just 20 miles from Pacific Ocean beaches and a quick 47 miles north of downtown San Diego. East of Fallbrook and just south of Temecula this picturesque rural community has much to offer for those looking for room to breath and grow. Learn More…

Ramona

Ramona means “Valley of the Sun.” This thriving rural community of nearly 40,000 residents lies roughly 26 miles northeast of San Diego near Valley Center, Julian and Escondido. Ramona is a small quaint town with Main Street with antiques and small restaurants that are in keeping with the old time motif of the town. A beautiful equestrian community, Ramona’s homes are spread throughout a lovely, natural environment where people enjoy horse riding down trails, jogging, hiking and playing tennis, basketball, biking. Learn More…

Ranchita

A popular place for biking and hiking, the scenic small town of Ranchita entices with seemingly unlimited countryside. The mountain desert community, just over 4000 ft above sea level, has one of the most scenic drives up the Montezuma Grade. Ranchita, although remote, is only fifteen-minutes from the fine dining, golf, shopping, and art galleries of Borrego Springs. Learn More…

Rancho Bernardo

Rancho Bernardo is a master planned community located in the northern hills of San Diego County. Amenities in Rancho Bernardo are many from golf courses, shopping and office parks. One of the nicest features of “RB” is that in the process of creating the community, the developer created parks for each area.
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Rancho Encantada

The community of Rancho Encantada is located east of Scripps Ranch, north of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, west of the Goodan Ranch / Sycamore Canyon County Open Space Preserve, and south of the City of Poway. Learn More…

Rancho Peñasquitos

The community of Rancho Peñasquitos is located west of Interstate 15, north of Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, south of the community of Rancho Bernardo, and east of the Torrey Highlands Community. State Route 56 traverses east-west through the central portion of the community. Rancho Peñasquitos encompasses approximately 6,500 acres including Black Mountain Regional Park. Learn More…

Rancho San Diego

Rancho San Diego, a suburb of El Cajon, a hub of East County, is an upper middle class neighborhood perfect for families. The rustically scenic surroundings and stunning mountain views add to the ambiance of the area, which is teeming with local restaurants and shopping. Cuyamaca College, part of California’s community college system, offers degrees in an array of liberal arts, science, and information technology fields. Learn More…

Rancho Santa Fe

Known by locals as “The Ranch,” Rancho Santa Fe is on the list of highest income communities in the United States. The original master planned community named “The Covenant” was established in 1927. Wonderful features of The Covenant include a riding club, gardening club and the beautiful Rancho Santa Fe Country Club. Homes throughout the community are set back from the road and offer privacy and seclusion to the owners. Learn More…

Rolando

Rolando is a neighborhood of the Mid-City region of San Diego, California. Rolando is mostly residential with the exception of El Cajon Boulevard, which features the Campus Plaza shopping center. Rolando is divided by University Avenue into two sections: Rolando Village to the north, and Rolando Park to the south. Learn More…

Sabre Springs

Nestled in foothills north of Scripps Ranch and south of Carmel Mountain Ranch, Sabre Springs is home to quiet neighborhoods, rolling hills, business parks and City facilities. On the eastern edge of the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve and north of Miramar Lake, Sabre Springs offers many recreational opportunities to provide residents with the balanced quality of life San Diegans are proud to enjoy. Learn More…

San Carlos

San Carlos is a neighborhood in the eastern area of San Diego, California. It borders the neighborhoods of Del Cerro, Tierrasanta, and Allied Gardens, the city of La Mesa, and Mission Trails Regional Park. The “jewel” of San Carlos is Cowles Mountain. San Carlos is geographically defined largely by its proximity to Mission Trails Regional Park, and to the manmade reservoir Lake Murray (California). Learn More…

San Diego

California’s second largest city and the United States’ eighth largest, San Diego boasts a citywide population of nearly 1.3 million residents and more than 3 million residents countywide. Within its borders of 4,200 sq. miles, San Diego County encompasses 18 incorporated cities and numerous other charming neighborhoods and communities, including downtown’s historic Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Coronado, La Jolla, Del Mar, Carlsbad, Escondido, La Mesa, Hillcrest, Barrio Logan and Chula Vista just to name a few. Learn More…

San Marcos

Located in the North County region of San Diego County San Marcos is home to several institutes of higher learning including California State University, San Marcos. Know for some of the best restaurant is North County San Marcos’ Old California Restaurant Row features a wide variety of cuisines. Pairing that with the abundant parks, hiking trails, golf courses and open spaces San Marcos proves to be an extremely desirable location. Learn More…

San Pasqual Valley

San Pasqual Valley is the northernmost community of the city of San Diego. It is named for the Kumeyaay village of San Pasqual that was once located there. It is bordered on the north by the city of Escondido, on the east and west by unincorporated land within San Diego County, and on the south by the city of Poway and the community of Rancho Bernardo. San Pasqual Valley is home to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Learn More…

San Ysidro

Known as the Gateway to the Americas because of its international border, San Ysidro is the most southern community in California. The area is of great importance for U.S. and Mexico tourism alike. San Ysidro Port of Entry is the most visited and busiest in the world as it attracts a tremendous number of tourists from many countries. It’s a great place to shop, eat and enjoy with the family. Learn More…

Santa Ysabel

Santa Ysabel is located near the San Diego River, just north of the Cleveland National Forest at the junction of Highway 78 and Highway 79. Notable sights of the small town include the famous Dudley’s Bakery and Julian Apple Pie factory, The town serves as a gateway to the mountains of San Diego County, including the Laguna Mountains, Julian and Palomar Mountain. Learn More…

Santaluz

Santaluz is different by design. From its unique configurations to conservation-minded landscaping, this master planned community shows a special reverence for coastal California’s natural resources that brings together all walks of life, from young families to empty-nesters, young entrepreneurs to senior executives. Learn More…

Santee

Located about 18 east of the Pacific, Santee is one of the few cities in the county with space to grow. The rolling hills near several lakes, Santee offers the comfortable convenience of urban living along with the quiet of the country. The Santee city government has works hard to preserve the community’s natural identity. The convenience to downtown San Diego and the beauty San Diego’s coastal communities make Santee a place to explore. Learn More…

Scripps Ranch

This beautiful community of eucalyptus trees and hiking trails surrounds Miramar Lake and is immediately east of Mira Mesa. Scripps Miramar Ranch and Miramar Ranch North are the two communities that make up the Scripps Ranch Community which was established in the 1890s and continues to proudly maintain its community motto, “Scripps Ranch – Country Living.” Scripps Ranch is also home to some of the city’s most scenic parks, beautiful community facilities, landscaped neighborhoods and business centers. Learn More…

Serra Mesa

The community of Serra Mesa developed in the years after World War II with military multi-family housing and later single family homes, apartments and support retail. Most of the community and its 8,361 dwelling units had been built by 1970. The community also includes a health-institutional complex anchored by Sharp and Children’s Hospitals, and is further characterized by north-south oriented canyons that drain into Mission Valley to the south. Learn More…

Sherman Heights

Sherman Heights is a historic district with primarily historic homes. Since the turn of the century up until today, Sherman Heights has had a variety of immigrants come from all over the world. In the 1920’s a wave of German-American’s came through Sherman Heights followed by waves of Japanese-Americans through the 1940s, African-American’s through the 1970’s and lastly a wave of Mexican American’s from then until today. Learn More…

Skyline San Diego

Skyline is a hilly neighborhood in Southeastern San Diego. It is bordered by Encanto to the west, Jamacha-Lomita to the North East, and Bay Terraces to the South. The neighborhood is split into two sections, Skyline West and Skyline East. The neighborhood is also known as Skyline Hills or Greater Skyline Hills. Learn More…

Solana Beach

Located just north of Del Mar, Solana Beach is only about 3.5 square miles of land area. The Pacific Ocean borders the community to the West and Rancho Santa Fe to the East. With an ideal location of just 30 miles from downtown San Diego, Solana Beach offers choices of homes along the ocean as well as beautiful developments built around golf courses. The historic Highway 101 runs through Solana Beach and has its own unique style with restaurants and shops along the way. Learn More…

Sorrento Valley

While originally envisioned and zoned for industrial use, Sorrento Valley is now home to over 5,000 residents spread across three major single-family home and condominium developments. Sorrento Valley is known as a center for high tech, biotech and scientific research, aided by its close proximity to the University of San Diego. Learn More…

Southcrest

Southcrest is a community in the southeastern section of the city of San Diego. It is bordered by Mountain View on the north and east, Interstate 5 and the neighborhoods of Barrio Logan and Logan Heights on the west, and Shelltown on the south. Major thoroughfares include National Avenue and 40th Street. A portion of Chollas Creek runs through Southcrest on its way to San Diego Bay. Learn More…

South Park

South Park is a friendly community nestled between North Park and Golden Hill. It boasts beautiful vistas and Craftsman-style homes. The commercial area of South Park is located mainly on 30th Street and Fern Street, and is home to legendary establishments like the Big Kitchen and South Park Dog Wash. Learn More…

Southeast San Diego

The Southeastern San Diego Community lies south of Highway 94, west of Interstate 805, east of Interstate 5, and shares a border with National City. Southeastern San Diego includes the neighborhoods of Sherman Heights, Logan Heights, Grant Hill, Memorial, Stockton, Mount Hope, Mountain View, Southcrest, and Shelltown. Learn More…

Spring Valley

Located 11 miles east of the city of San Diego, Spring Valley is bordered by La Mesa and El Cajon to the North, Jamul and Dulzura to the East, Sweetwater and Bonita to the South, and Paradise Hills and Lemon Grove to the West. Within Spring Valley’s boundaries can be found a variety of smaller communities – Casa de Oro, Rancho San Diego, La Presa, Dictionary Hill, Mt. Helix, and Bancroft. Learn More…

Sunset Cliffs

Sunset Cliffs is a neighborhood in the Point Loma community of San Diego, California. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, Ocean Beach on the north, Catalina Blvd. and Santa Barbara St. on the east, and Sunset Cliffs Natural Park on the south. Learn More…

Talmadge

Talmadge is a historic neighborhood established in 1925. It is a diverse neighborhood with vibrant residents and beautiful homes. Talmadge is named after three Hollywood movie stars, Norma, Natalie and Constance Talmadge. Located near San Diego State University and isolated by canyons on the north and west, the community’s entrances are set off by the Talmadge Gates. Learn More…

Tierrasanta

Tierrasanta is a community, encompassing approximately 11 square miles, lies roughly northwest of the San Diego River, north of Friars Road, south of State Route 52, and east of Interstate 15. The 818 acres of Tierrasanta Open Space qualifies this urban park as one of the 150 largest in the United States. The symbol of Tierrasanta is an encircled Conquistador cross, similar to the Montserrat Cross of Barcelona, Spain, though it holds no religious meaning. The community is referred to as “The Island in the Hills” by locals and on welcome signs. Learn More…

Torrey Highlands

The community of Torrey Highlands is located in an area of the City still referred to as the North City Future Urbanizing Area. Torrey Highlands encompasses 1,134 acres and is west of Rancho Peñasquitos, south of Black Mountain Ranch, east of Pacific Highlands Ranch, and north of Del Mar Mesa. State Route 56 traverses the community. Learn More…

Torrey Hills

The planning area contains approximately 784 acres and is located in the northern region of the City. The community is bounded by Interstate 5 to the west, the Carmel Valley community to the north and east, and the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve and Mira Mesa community to the south. West of Interstate 5 is the Torrey Pines community planning area. Learn More…

Torrey Pines

Torrey Pines is located in the northern coastal region of the City of San Diego and is bounded by Interstate 5 on the east, the City of Del Mar and the Pacific Ocean to the west, the City of Solana Beach to the north, and the University community to the south. Learn More…

University City

University City (UC) is an active community of 56,000 people that encompasses the University of California, San Diego, the Westfield University Towne Centre shopping center, and many of the high-tech, bio-tech, and clean-tech businesses and research institutes that have become San Diego’s economic engine. Sometimes referred to as the “Golden Triangle,” UC is roughly bordered by La Jolla on the west, State Route 52 on the south, and Interstate 805 on the east. Learn More…

University Heights

University Heights is a wonderful residential community that sits above Mission Valley and is surrounded by beautiful canyons. This neighborhood once featured the Mission Cliff Gardens, the Harvey Bentley Ostrich Farm and the original trolley system’s barn. Today, University Heights is home to a vibrant business district along Park Boulevard and the award-winning Trolley Barn Park. Learn More…

Uptown San Diego

Hillcrest, Mission Hills, North Park: Neighborhoods full of culture, character and charm. Uptown encompasses some of S.D.’s most diverse, artsy and eclectic neighborhoods—including Hillcrest, one of the county’s most progressive areas, as well as North Park, South Park, University Heights and Mission Hills, all of which are filled with Craftsman-style homes, trendy eateries and hipster boutiques. Learn More…

Valley Center

Valley Center is a community in transition from a small rural town to a suburban “bedroom” community. Valleyites are used to eating fresh fruits and vegetables, locally grown, sometimes grown on their very own two-acre lots. The Valley’s famous microclimates are responsible for the community being home to an amazing mosaic of agriculture. Learn More…

Via De La Valle

Via de la Valle is located in the northwestern region of the City of San Diego and is situated just east of Interstate 5, south of the City of Solana Beach and west of the County of San Diego. The City’s North City Future Urbanizing Sub area II is directly south of the planning area. West of Interstate 5 lays the community of Torrey Pines and the City of Del Mar. Learn More…

Vista

Located just seven miles inland from the Pacific Ocean in northern San Diego County, the City of Vista has a perfect mild Mediterranean climate. Residents enjoy a wide range of year-round outdoor activities in a setting of gentle rolling hills and pleasant rural surroundings. Vista has more than 25 educational institutions for youth, and a business park home to over 800 companies. Vista was listed as the seventh-best place in the United States for family life, based on factors such as jobs and business opportunities, education, climate, and cost-of-living in a 2008 review. Learn More…

Warner Springs

Warner Springs is a small unincorporated community in northern San Diego County, California. The highlight of the area is the Warner Springs Ranch Resort, a legendary 2,500 acre western style ranch resort consisting of a main lodge, 250 casita units, 2 restaurants, meeting facilities, 4 tennis courts, equestrian facilities, a spa, 3 swimming pools, campgrounds, a private airport and a championship 18 hole golf course. Learn More…

Winter Gardens

Winter Gardens is located in San Diego County in California. The median income is $60,352 and the median home value is $296,300. The population is 70% White, 1% Black, 2% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 8% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 19% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. Learn More…