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Welcome to Escondido ...
When the people of Escondido refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Escondidan<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Escondido has a population of 150,394 people<3> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Escondido, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated October 8, 1888.
Escondido is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Escondido lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Escondido: (760) and (442)<5>
The ZIP codes for Escondido: 92025-92027, 92029-92030, 92033, 92046<6>
Websites for Escondido ...
Official Website: www.ci.escondido.ca.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Escondido had an population of 150,394 people. This is an increase of 4.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.6% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Escondido had a population of 143,911 people. This makes Escondido the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Escondido represents 0.39% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 143,911 people, the population of Escondido increased 7.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 133,559 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Escondido.
Adding Escondido to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Escondido 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 Escondido was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Escondido on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Escondido ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Escondido - it's located in New Mexico.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Escondido.
Communities near Escondido ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Escondido.
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 Escondido. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Escondido.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Escondido. 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 Escondido.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Escondido. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Escondido.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Escondido ...
Looking for more information about Escondido? 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 Escondido, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Escondido.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Escondido: www.ci.escondido.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