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El Cajon, CA

El Cajon, CA

El Cajon, CA

Moving to El Cajon, CA – The Big Box

Where is El Cajon? It’s nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains in beautiful southeastern San Diego County. El Cajon has a population just under 100,000 which makes it the perfect size for all the amenities of comfortable living and small enough to maintain small town values and low crime rates. With El Cajon’s central location and close proximity to San Diego residents are near many Southern California attractions such as: the Pacific Ocean, Mexico, San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park, Spring Hills Country Club, Legoland, Balboa Park, Buena Vista Park and several casinos. Welcome to El Cajon, we think you’ll like it here!

Getting around El Cajon. Metropolitan Transit System serves area residents in need of fixed route bus services in San Diego County. Their routes cover 570 miles in the area with 89 fixed routes. San Diego International Airport is located only 25 minutes from the city for all your flight needs.

The weather in El Cajon. You’re going to love the weather here! El Cajon is known for its mild winters and warm to hot summers. El Cajon is inland which causes greater extremes in climate as compared to coastal cities. However El Cajon still enjoys average year-round temperatures between 51-76 degrees. The average yearly rainfall is less than 12 inches with the most occurring in February. That’s not too bad!

Getting an education in El Cajon. If you’re moving to El Cajon and looking to further your education, you can choose between Grossmont College and San Diego Christian College. Both schools offer excellent degree plans in a variety of disciplines. The Cajon Valley Union School District serves the area for K-12 education.

Things to do in El Cajon. El Cajon has so many things to do no matter what you’re in the mood for it will be close by. Olaf Wieghorst Museum and Heritage of Americas Museum are both located in the city for a day full of history and art. If you’re a lover of golf you might want to check out The Lakes Golf Course, Oak Glen Golf Course, or Singing Hills Country Club.  When it’s time to hit the mall you’ll love El Cajon’s own Westfield Parkway. Westfield Parkway has over 130 shops, dining options and is anchored by Dicks Sporting Goods, Best Buy, JC Penney, Macy’s, Sears, and Walmart.  

Getting medical care in El Cajon. We hope a visit to an El Cajon medical facility isn’t in store, but just in case, it’s good to know that they are available. The main hospital in the area is Scripps Hospital-East County. They offer a variety of services including but not limited to: emergency care, nuclear medicine, operating room services, outpatient, and pediatric services.

Helpful Links for Moving to El Cajon, California
City Website
Chamber of Commerce
El Cajon Recreation
City Departments

The service center for El Cajon, CA is located in San Diego, CA.

Information about El Cajon, CA

Est. Population: 99478
County: San Diego
Latitude: 32.8167
Longitude: -116.9667
Zip Codes: 92019