Place:Borrego Springs, San Diego, California, United States

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NameBorrego Springs
Alt namesBoregosource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6041811
Borego Spirngsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6041811
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates33.25°N 116.367°W
Located inSan Diego, California, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Borrego Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California. The population was 3,429 at the 2010 census, up from 2,535 at the 2000 census. Many residents are seasonal while others remain year round. Borrego Springs is completely surrounded by Anza-Borrego State Park, the largest of California's State Parks.

The village of Borrego Springs has a pueblo-style Visitor's Center & Chamber of Commerce near the heart of town. There are 2 shopping malls, several restaurants, accommodations of every kind and unique shops. There are no stop lights in Borrego Springs and night time lighting is kept to a minimum to protect the extraordinary magnificence of the starlit sky. Many describe Borrego Springs as a Palm Springs that existed 50 years ago.

A local landmark is the traffic roundabout between the airport and downtown, known as Christmas Circle. Every year in October, the community celebrates with the Borrego Days Desert Festival at Christmas Circle. The town includes a branch of the San Diego County Library.

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