Escondido city lies in the northern part of San Diego County of California State in the United States. The name, Escondido, means 'hidden' in Spanish.
The city is in a shallow valley, which is surrounded by rocky hills. It is the oldest city in San Diego County, and was founded in 1888. Escondido has a diversified economy. The city of San Diego is located within easy reach of Escondido.
The city has won several accolades for its good living conditions, pleasant climate and good opportunities for business. Escondido city experiences a mild and temperate climate. As a result the city is densely populated, with 140,766 residents as per the 2006 census.
Escondido city lies across an area of 36.5 sq. miles. Historically, the city was settled by various tribes of Native Americans. The city has undergone lots of changes and today is a modern city.
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