Facts About Chula Vista
Chula Vista is the second-largest city in the San Diego metropolitan area, the seventh-largest city in Southern California, the fifteenth largest city in the state of California, and the 75th-largest city in the United States.
Chula Vista is twinned with the following sister cities: Cebu City, Philippines; Irapuato, Mexico & Odawara, Japan.
Chula Vista is known as the Lemon Capital of the World. There is an annual Lemon festival held that has exciting crafts, great music, and food choices for every taste bud.
The area, along with San Diego, was inhabited by the Kumeyaay before contact from the Spanish, who later claimed the area.
The estimated population of Chula Vista is 268,920, as of 2019.
In 1821, Chula Vista became part of the newly declared Mexican Empire, which reformed as the First Mexican Republic two years later. California became part of the United States in 1848 as a result of the Mexican–American War and was admitted to the union as a state in 1850.
The average elevation of Chula Vista is 66 ft or 20 m above sea level.
Chula Vista means “beautiful view”.
Chula Vista was Founded in the early 19th century, fast population growth has recently been observed in the city.
The city covers an area of 52.1 square miles, 49.6 square miles of its land, and 2.5 square miles of its water.