A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Carlsbad ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Carlsbad has a population of 114,317 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Carlsbad, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated July 16, 1952.
Carlsbad is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Carlsbad lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Carlsbad: (760) & (442)<4>
The ZIP codes for Carlsbad: 92008-92009, 92013, 92018<5>
Websites for Carlsbad ...
Official Website: www.ci.carlsbad.ca.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.carlsbad.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carlsbad had an population of 114,317 people. This is an increase of 8.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 46.1% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Carlsbad had a population of 105,328 people. This makes Carlsbad the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Carlsbad represents 0.28% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 105,328 people, the population of Carlsbad increased 34.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 78,247 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Carlsbad.
Adding Carlsbad to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Carlsbad in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Carlsbad was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carlsbad on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Carlsbad ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Carlsbad - they are located in New Mexico and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Carlsbad.
Communities near Carlsbad ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Carlsbad.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carlsbad. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carlsbad.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carlsbad. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Carlsbad.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carlsbad. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Carlsbad.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carlsbad ...
Looking for more information about Carlsbad? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Carlsbad, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Carlsbad.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Carlsbad: www.ci.carlsbad.ca.us/
The official website for San Diego County: www.sdcounty.ca.gov/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Sep 2021