San Diego (City)

San Diego, incorporated in 1872, is the county seat of San Diego County. It is the second most populous city in California and the eighth most populous city in the United States. The economy of San Diego is driven to a great extent by the military and defense industries, as well as tourism and international trade.

Communities and neighborhoods in San Diego include:

  • Balboa Park
  • Carmel Valley
  • City Heights
  • Clairmont
  • College Area
  • Del Mar Heights
  • Downtown
  • La Jolla
  • Middletown
  • Mira Mesa
  • Miramar
  • Mission Bay
  • Mission Beach
  • Mission Valley
  • Normal Heights
  • Old Town
  • OtayMesa
  • Pacific Beach
  • Point Loma
  • Point Loma Heights
  • Rancho Bernardo
  • Rancho Encantada
  • Rancho Penasquitos
  • Rolando
  • San Ysidro
  • Torry Pines

Downtown San Diego is the financial center and central business district of San Diego as well as the cultural center of the city. It is home to the San Diego Symphony, several theaters and museums, and the San Diego Opera. The San Diego Convention Center and Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, are also located in Downtown San Diego. Most of the major city, county, state, and federal government offices are located in downtown.

San Diego is home to the world famous San Diego Zoo located in Balboa Park. The 100 acre zoo is the most visited zoo in the United States and is home to more than 4000 animals and 650 species and subspecies.


Timeline of San Diego

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