Valley is the largest un-incorporated community in the county of
San Diego, covering thirteen and a half square miles. Located 11
miles east of the city of San Diego, Spring Valley is bordered by
La Mesa and El Cajon to the North, Jamul and Dulzura to the East,
Sweetwater and Bonita to the South, and Paradise Hills and Lemon
Grove to the West. Within Spring Valley's boundaries can be found
a variety of smaller communities - Casa de Oro, Rancho San Diego,
La Presa, Dictionary Hill, Mt. Helix, and Bancroft. Click on the
California map to the right for more detail.
Today it is dotted with condos and affordable
homes to house its dense population of more than 100,000 residents.