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East County Information

East County refers to the communities in the eastern part of San Diego County in Southern California, namely those of Alpine, El Cajon, La Mesa,  Santee and Spring Valley. Unlike the coastal western portion of the county, which is famed for its sun and beaches and sits at a very low elevation, the eastern part is more rural and diverse, with mountains, lake, and canyons.

El Cajon, with more than 100,000 residents, is the largest city in East County and as such is home to the most amenities in the region, including many businesses, the Grossmont Hospital and the Scripps Hospital East County, and several higher education institutions, like Grossmont College, Cuyamaca College and the San Diego Christian College. La Mesa and Santee are the area's second cities, with a population of around 55,000 each.

The area is home to the 600,000-acre Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, plus countless smaller local and community park,s and it is home to several Native American tribes. Both the Ewiiaapaayp Band and Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Native Americans have their headquarters in Alpine, and there are several Native American-owned and operated casinos in the region. The year-round temperate climate makes the region a favorite among golfers, and dozens of courses line the region. The San Diego Trolley has its eastern terminus in Santee, which also features a large shopping area for departing passengers to explore.

There are countless events and festivals held throughout the year in the region, from an annual rodeo to "Back to the '50s" car show and an Oktoberfest to several varieties of winter holiday celebrations. Though having a quite different feel from western San Diego County, most East County areas are situated well within just a few miles of major freeways or interstates, ensuring downtown San Diego and some of the world's best beaches, are only minutes away by car.

Newest East County Real Estate Listings

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$379,000

8538 Carlton Oaks Dr, Santee

Large family room, vaulted ceilings, nice backyard. Spacious floor plan. Buyer must verify all info before submitting offer.

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140063224

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$975,000

1040 Pansy Way, El Cajon

Entertainers paradise, a car collectors dream! This magnificent property has it all! Situated on 1.44 usable acres of pristine beauty , the main house features 3725 sq.ft...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 6.0
  • MLS 140063209

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$485,900

669 Medford, El Cajon

Incredible home with Mountain Views! Nearly 1/3 Acre with Fruit Tree Orchard on a Private Road. Remodeled with a completely New Kitchen, New Stainless Appliances, New Fl...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 140063203

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$489,900

2719 Blackbush Lane, El Cajon

One of a kind, with most desired floor plan and largest lot in the community. Endless views of Sings Hills Golf Course and mountains. Elegant remodel throughout. Enlarged...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 3.0
  • MLS 140063200
  • Bldg. West Village

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