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Chula Vista, California

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Flag of Chula VistaOfficial seal of Chula Vista
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CountryUnited States United States
StateCalifornia California
CountySan Diego
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • City CouncilMayor Cheryl Cox
Rudy Ramirez
John McCann
Pamela Bensoussan
Steve Castaneda
 • City ManagerJim Sandoval
 • City51.2 sq mi (132.7 km2)
 • Land48.9 sq mi (126.6 km2)
 • Water2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
69 ft (21 m)
 • City210,000
 • Density3,551/sq mi (1,370.9/km2)
 • Metro
San Diego-Tijuana: 4,922,723
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Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
91909, 91910, 91911, 91912, 91913, 91914, 91915, 91921 [2]
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FIPS code06-13392
GNIS feature ID1660481

Chula Vista (pronounced /ˌtʃuːlə ˈvɪstə/; Spanish: beautiful viewLua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Category handler/data' not found., due to its scenic location between the San Diego Bay and coastal mountain foothills) is the second largest city in the San Diego metropolitan area as well as the 7th largest city in Southern California.

Zones and Developments

Zones West of the 805

Developments/Areas East of the 805


According to the City's 2008 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,[3] the top employers in the city are:

# Employer # of Employees
1 Sweetwater Union High School District 4,598
2 Chula Vista Elementary School District 2,669
3 Southwestern Community College 2,100
4 Rohr Inc/Goodrich Aerospace 1,903
5 City of Chula Vista 1,481
6 Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center 1,410
7 Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista 1,032
8 Wal-Mart 950
9 United Parcel Service 656
10 Costco Wholesale Corp. 623


Local area freeways

Local area freeways in within the city of Chula Vista include

Arterial streets

East-West arterials

  • "C" Street
  • "E" Street-Bonita Rd(East of Flower Street)
  • "H/East H Street(East of Hilltop)-Proctor Vly Road(East of Mount Miguel)
  • "J/East J Street(East of Hilltop)
  • "L"/East L Street(East of Hilltop)-Telegraph Cyn Rd-Otay Lakes Rd
  • Naples/E.Naples(East of Hilltop)
  • Palomar/E. Palomar(East of Hilltop)
  • Orange/E. Orange(East of Hilltop)-Olympic(East of 805 Freeway)
  • Main/Auto Park Way(East of 805 Freeway)

North-South arterials

  • Broadway(Also known as "South Bay Strip")
  • Fourth/N. Fourth Ave(North of "C" Street)
  • Third
  • Hilltop
  • Crest-Oleander(South of T.C. Road)
  • Medical Center Dr-Brandywine(South of E.Palomar)
  • Paseo Del Rey
  • Paseo Ranchero-Heritage(South of T.C. Road)
  • Otay Lakes/La Media(South of T.C. Road)
  • Eastlake Dr-Eastlake Pkwy(At Miller)
  • Hunte Pkwy

Public Transport

Trolley station on Industrial Blvd.
  • Bayfront E Street Station
  • H Station
  • Palomar Station

MTS buses

  • 701=H Station-Palomar Station:Via H,Hilltop,and Palomar
  • 703=H Station-Town Center Mall(Sundays Only)
  • 704=Bayfront,E Station-Palomar Station:Via E Street,Fourth,East Naples,and Medical Center
  • 705=Bayfront,E Station-Plaza Bonita&SWC:Via E Street,Bonita Rd, and Otay Lakes
  • 707=SWC-Town Center Mall:Via East H & Eastlake Parkway
  • 708=E Street Trolley-Nature Center
  • 709=H Station-Town Center Mall:Via H/East H,Otay Lakes,East Palomar
  • 712=Palomar Station-SWC:Via Palomar/East Palomar,La Media/Otay Lakes
    • 932=Iris Ave Station-8th St Ntl City:Via South Bay Strip,E and F Streets
    • 929=Iris Ave Station-Downtown SD:Via Third,Fourth,and E Street
  • Denotes CV Transit Routs
    • Denotes San Diego MTS routes


City Department Director
City Manager Jim Sandoval
Assistant City Manager Scott Tulloch
City Attorney Bart Miesfield
City Clerk Donna Norris
Chief of Police David Bejarano
Director of Budget & Analysis Edward Van Eenoo
Director of Conservation Michael Meacham
Director of Finance/Treasurer Maria Kachadoorian
Fire Chief Dave Hanneman
Director of General Services Jack Griffin
Director of Human Resources Marcia Raskin
Director of Library Leah Browder
Director of Information Technology Services. Louie Vignapiano
Director of Nature Center Daniel D. Beintema
Director of Planning & Building Gary Halpert
Director of Public Works Dave Byers
Director of Recreation Buck Martin
Director of Redevelopment and Housing Eric Crockett

Sister cities


  1. "World Gazetteer – San Diego-Tijuana". 
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  3. 3.0 3.1 City of Chula Vista CAFR Archived 2009-05-28 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2009-08-07

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