City of San Marcos
Welcome to the City of San Marcos, Located in the beautiful foothills of northern San Diego County, San Marcos is one of the most sought after Real Estate in the County. San Marcos is a small city where you can enjoy a small town feeling and warm welcoming of its locals. Great neighborhoods like the Santa Fe Hills, Woodland Park, Discovery Hills, Richland, Twin Oaks Valley, San Elijo Hills, Lake San Marcos, The Village of San Elijo to name some are provided with awesome schools and miles of hiking trails. Unique dining and shopping opportunities in its retail centers, San Marcos has all the ingredients that make its resident’s life enjoyable. Just a 35-minute drive south takes you to downtown San Diego, while a short jaunt west across north county takes you to the majestic shores of the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Home to Palomar College, California State University San Marcos, Coleman University, and the University of St. Augustine, the City has also become the heart of education in San Diego North. A dedication to parks and community services is another priority for the City of San Marcos. In addition to its rich recreational and cultural programs for children, teens, adults and seniors, there is a total number of parks in San Marcos to 17 major parks and 18 mini parks. Quality centers like Creekside Marketplace, Nordahl Center, Grand Plaza and Old California Restaurant Row have all become popular shopping and dining destinations, and plans for thoughtful future developments like the San Marcos Downtown Creek District, Palomar Station and University Village will quickly put San Marcos on the map as a regional shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Come visit San Marcos, we are ready to show it to you!