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Welcome to College Heights ...

College Heights is located in San Diego County<1>.

The location of College Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for College Heights: College Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

College Heights is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: College Heights lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

College Heights is within the (619) area code.

Communities Also Named College Heights ...

While we believe that this College Heights is located in San Diego County, we know of another 3 California communities named College Heights. Those communities are located in the following counties: Kern, San Bernardino and Santa Cruz County.

Beyond California, there are 21 communities that are also named College Heights - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kentucky (2), Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2) and Utah.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for College Heights.

Communities near College Heights ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near College Heights.

  • San Diego
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Chula Vista
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • El Cajon
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
  • National City
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
  • Santee
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santee
    • Santee is located in San Diego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,770 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santee <4>
  • Poway
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poway
    • Poway is located in San Diego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,246 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poway <4>
  • Imperial Beach
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Coronado
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Solana Beach
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Del Mar
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)

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 College Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for College Heights.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of College Heights. 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 College Heights.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around College Heights. See our Newspapers Page for College Heights.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for College Heights ...

Looking for more information about College Heights? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to College Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for College Heights.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for College Heights. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including San Diego, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around College Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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