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Santee, CA

Santee, CA


Santee, CA

Thinking about Moving to Santee, California?
Santee, CA, is a suburb of San Diego, about 20 miles from the big city. Since its incorporation in 1980, it has grown to a population of 54,000. Santee has planned for more growth: only half of its 16.5 square miles is developed. Its low crime rate relative to other cities in San Diego County is one of draws to moving to Santee, CA.

Perks to Living in Santee, CA

Shopping: Santee, CA, is populated with businesses for the convenience of the residents' everyday lives. From Radio Shack to Office Depot, Walgreens to Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond to Costco, Santee has everything you'll need for the closet, cupboard, car and casa.

Travel: Santee, CA, is well connected to surrounding cities by various roads. State Route 52 (Mt. Soledad Freeway), extends westward toward to coast. SR 67 connects with Interstate 8 over to San Diego and extends north into wilderness area. SR 125 goes south toward Chula Vista and the San Diego Bay. The city is served by the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System trolley and bus service. The San Diego International Airport is a short 30-minute drive.

Learn: In addition to a number of elementary and middle schools, there are two high schools. Grossmont College and Cuyamaca College are in next-door El Cajon, CA. San Diego State University is about 8 miles away.

Recreation: The city recently opened the Sportsplex USA Santee with 15 acres of sports fields and facilities. Golfers might enjoy the Carlton Oaks Golf Course. There is a drive-in theater, The Museum of Creation and Earth History, coffee shops, and a brewing company with a tasting room. Since San Diego is a hop, skip and a jump away, you are close to an endless amount of more fun things to do.

Great Outdoors: If you want to get out in nature, moving to Santee, CA, offers a lot of options. At the Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve, you can picnic, camp, fish and explore by paddle boat. Just north of the city is the Sycamore Canyon Preserve with more than 10 miles of trails and an abundance of wildlife. Just a little ways to the east, the Cleveland National Forest serves as a refuge for even more natural beauty.

Weather: Daily highs range from the upper 60s in winter to the upper 80s in summer. January, February and March are the months when Santee receives rain. Summer is very dry and pleasant. You will LOVE the weather after you move to Santee, CA.

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

Information about Santee, CA

Est. Population: 53413
County: San Diego
Latitude: 32.8333
Longitude: -116.9667
Zip Codes: 92071
92071