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El Cajon, California
Welcome to El Cajon ...
The city of El Cajon is located in San Diego County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, El Cajon has a population of 103,894 people<1> (see below for details).
El Cajon was established in 1875 and was incorporated November 12, 1912.
The community of El Cajon is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: El Cajon lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
El Cajon lies within the (619) area code.
The ZIP codes for El Cajon: 92019-92090<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, El Cajon had a population of 99,478 people. This makes El Cajon the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of El Cajon represents 0.27% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 99,478 people, the population of El Cajon increased 4.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 94,869 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, El Cajon had an population of 103,894 people. This is an increase of 4.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.51% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for El Cajon.
Communities near El Cajon ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from El Cajon and not the distance if driven.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for El Cajon.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for El Cajon:
Websites for El Cajon ...
Official Website: www.ci.el-cajon.ca.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for El Cajon ...
Looking for more information about El Cajon? 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 El Cajon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for El Cajon.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for El Cajon: www.ci.el-cajon.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: 17 Jan 2019