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Escondido, California

Escondido California
Full nameEscondido
Official nameCity of Escondido
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
CountySan Diego
IncorporatedOctober 08, 1888
MayorSam Abed
Total Area36.989 sq mi (95.8 km2)
Land Area36.813 sq mi (95.3 km2)
Water Area0.176 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation646 ft (196.9 m)
Total Population143911 (4th in San Diego County
38th in California
171st in the United States) (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
- Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP Code92025-92027, 92029
Area code760 and 442 (overlay plan)
FIPS code06-22804
GNIS feature ID1652706

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Escondido (c-eniconˌɛskənˈdiːdoʊ ; Spanish for "hidden") is a city occupying a shallow valley ringed by rocky hills, just north of the city of San Diego, California. Founded in 1888, it is one of the oldest cities in San Diego County. The city had a population of 143,911 at the 2010 census. Its municipal government set itself an operating budget limit of $426,289,048 for the fiscal year 2010-2011. The city is known as Eskondiid in Diegueño. A 2005 nationwide study of the most conservative cities in America ranked Escondido #11 out of 25.

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