EL CAJON (92020)

EL CAJON (92020) Community Profile

El Cajon sits in a valley 15 miles from the coast, surrounded by mountains. The Spanish called this valley The Box or El Cajon. The town is the fourth largest in the county. It dates to the 1870s, when the old Knox Hotel, once located near Main and Magnolia streets, served as a stagecoach stop.