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


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, made up of both seasonal and year-round residents. 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, as well as two shopping malls, several restaurants, accommodation and individual shops. There are no stop lights in Borrego Springs and night time lighting is kept to a minimum to protect the views of the night 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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