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Encinitas

Encinitas is a Beatiful coastal beach city in northern San Diego County, California. As of a recent study, the city had a total population of 58,014.  Located about 25 miles north of San Diego, and about 95 miles south of Los Angeles.

The city was incorporated in 1986 from the communities of historic Encinitas, new Encinitas , Leucadia, Cardiff by the Sea and Olivenhain, California.

These communities retain their individual identities, and their distinctive paterns.

The largest single industry is the growing of ornamental flowers, especially poinsettias.

New Encinitas is a newer region which features a first class golf course, larger tract homes and also shopping  centers.

Old Encinitas features a small water area with a mix of businesses and home styles.

Olivenhain is a semi rural region in east Encinitas with much of single family homes.

Leucadia has an older tree lined area featuring art galleries, specialty stores and restaurants along with homes in the area.

Cardiff by the Sea Encinitas is the in the south oceanfront community which has streets named after Classical composers, the “Lux Art Institute and the San Elijo Campus of “Mira Costa College”.

The climate is very not extreme.  Usually a daily high temperature is 72°F.  Temperatures below 40°F and above 85°F
are very rare.  Average rainfall is about 10 inches per year.

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