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Escondido (/ˌɛskənˈdiːdoʊ/ ES-kən-DEE-doh) is a city located in San Diego County's North County region, 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Downtown San Diego, California. The city occupies a shallow valley ringed by rocky hills. Incorporated in 1888, it is one of the oldest cities in San Diego County. The city had a population of 143,911 in the 2010 census. Its municipal government set itself an operating budget limit of $426,289,048 for the fiscal year 2010–2011. The city is known as Eskondiid in Diegueño.


Home to pretty treasures, Escondido is United States's best kept secret. A gripping city on its own right, Palm Springs also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Escondido and set some time aside to explore the Palm Springs. Dotted with places like Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier, The Griffith Observatory; it will definitely be a good idea. To reach Escondido, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Palm Springs International Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Escondido.

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Facts and Stats for Escondido*

  • Living in Escondido - Quality of Life

    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.5 (Moderate)
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