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San Diego County is located near the Pacific Ocean. It is the third most populated county in the state of California. According to an estimated census report San Diego County would be just a little over 3 million residents. San Diego has beautiful weather, numerous outdoor activities for the entire family and the popular San Diego Zoo for everyone to enjoy.

The county seat for San Diego County is San Diego and the county is a part of bi-national metropolitan area. It is a shared location between the US and Mexico and it is called the San Diego-Tijuana metropolitan area. The area has over 5 million people that inhabit it. The county also has the honor of being the southwestern most county across the contiguous 48 states.

While San Diego has ideal weather and local attractions that is not all that is offered there. There are miles of beaches for fun and sun and tanning. 16 military facilities are also located in San Diego County. They are hosts for the United States Navy, the US Coast Guard and the US Marine Corps.

San Diego County’s history dates all the way back 10,000 years. The area that is now where the county is located was once inhabited by the Kumeyaay Indians. The county actually became part of the US because of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo which ending the US-Mexican War. San Diego County was part of the original counties in 1850 when California became a state.

The topography in San Diego County is quite varied. On one side there is miles of coastline and there are hills, mesas and canyons. The northeast has mountains while the Sonoran Desert can be found in the far east. The Cleveland National Forest and the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park are also located there. Cities in San Diego County include La Mesa, Lemon Grove, Chula Vista and may others.

The nature of San Diego County is vast. There are numerous state parks, mountains, lakes and rivers. Otay River and the San Diego River call this county home. Visit Border Field State Park and Carlsbad State Beach for a fun day. Enjoy the Volcan Mountains and their beauty. San Diego County also boasts 236 mountain summits and peaks. That includes Hot Springs Mountain, which is the highest point in the county.

The sites of San Diego can not be seen in one day, but they are worth the trip to try. There is the San Diego Wild Animal Park, which is less than 40 miles north of the San Diego Zoo. Sea World and the San Diego Maritime Museum are both located in San Diego County. Alta Vista Gardens is a botanical garden that has beauty all year round.

San Diego County has long been voters of the Republican party. 2008 a Democrat won the votes and in 1992 Bill Clinton won the plurality. When Obama won votes in the county it was the first Democratic to succeed there since World War II. San Diego City is more Democratic than the county.

San Diego County is one that brings families together for a nice vacation and also serves the military. It is a county that has a median household income that is almost 53,000 and a 50/50 rate for marriage. San Diego County is a great place to live and visit.

Colleges in San Diego County, CA
College Name Campus Location Student Count
Academy Of Hair Design-Poway Poway275
Alliant International University San Diego3,704
Argosy University-San Diego San Diego55
Associated Technical College San Diego58
Avance Beauty College San Diego57
Bay Vista College Of Beauty National City161
Bethel Seminary San Diego San Diego190
California College-San Diego San Diego568
California Hair Design Academy La Mesa132
California State University-San Marcos San Marcos9,159
California Western School Of Law San Diego877
Cet-San Diego San Diego185
Coleman College San Diego488
Concorde Career Colleges San Diego531
Cuyamaca College El Cajon9,358
Design Institute Of San Diego San Diego457
Fashion Careers College San Diego130
Gemological Institute Of America Carlsbad3,268
Glendale Career College-Oceanside Oceanside16
Grossmont College El Cajon17,359
Interamerican College National City63
Itt Technical Institute-San Diego San Diego1,043
J Boutique College Of Beauty El Cajon138
Maric College-San Diego San Diego1,380
Maric College-Vista Vista1,055
Marinello School Of Beauty San Diego210
Miracosta College Oceanside10,682
Mueller College Of Holistic Studies San Diego91
National University La Jolla26,363
Newschool Of Architecture And Design San Diego463
Occupational Training Services Inc San Diego2
Oceanside College Of Beauty Oceanside97
Pacific College Of Oriental Medicine San Diego515
Palomar College San Marcos27,222
Palomar Institute Of Cosmetology San Marcos158
Paul Mitchell The School-San Diego San Diego318
Pima Medical Institute Chula Vista813
Platt College-San Diego San Diego226
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego3,480
San Diego Christian College El Cajon489
San Diego City College San Diego17,013
San Diego Golf Academy Carlsbad230
San Diego Mesa College San Diego21,437
San Diego Miramar College San Diego10,650
San Diego State University San Diego35,695
Southern California Seminary El Cajon195
Southwestern College Chula Vista20,153
The Art Institute Of California-San Diego San Diego2,145
The Fashion Institute Of Design & Merchandising-San Diego San Diego304
Thomas Jefferson School Of Law San Diego769
United Education Institute-Chula Vista Chula Vista-
United Education Institute-San Diego Campus San Diego-
University Of California-San Diego La Jolla27,020
University Of Phoenix-San Diego Campus San Diego3,102
University Of San Diego San Diego7,504
Valley Career College El Cajon248
Westminster Theological Seminary In California Escondido147




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