El Cajon

El Cajon is a city in , , United States, 17 mi east of . The city takes its name from Rancho El Cajón, which was in turn named for the box-like shape of the valley which surrounds the city, which is also the origin of the city's common nickname of "The Box."…

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
Arnele Avenue is a San Diego Trolley station served by the Orange and Green Lines in the suburb of El Cajon, California.

Railway station
is a San Diego Trolley station served by the Orange and the Green lines in the suburb of El Cajon, California. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Railway station
Amaya Drive is a San Diego Trolley station served by the Orange and Green Lines in the suburb of . Photo: Stickpen, Public domain.

Railway station
Gillespie Field is a Green Line station of the San Diego Trolley in the suburb of . Photo: nagerw, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city in , located 9 miles east of in . Photo: Stickpen, Public domain.

is a suburban city in , , with a population of 53,413 at the 2010 census.

is a neighborhood in San Diego County, , comprising part of the northeastern portion of the city of El Cajon, as well as adjacent unincorporated areas of San Diego County.

El Cajon

32.7948° or 32° 47' 41.2" north
-116.9625° or 116° 57' 45.1" west
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436 feet (133 metres)
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node 150947968
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: El Cajon, California
  • Arabic: الكاهون
  • Arabic: الكاهون، سان ديغو، كاليفورنيا
  • Basque: El Cajon (Kalifornia)
  • Basque: El Cajon
  • Bengali: এল কাজন
  • Bulgarian: Ел Кахон
  • Catalan: El Cajon
  • Cebuano: El Cajon
  • Chechen: Эль-Кахон (Калифорни)
  • Chechen: Эль-Кахон
  • Chinese: El Cajon
  • Chinese: 埃尔卡洪
  • Chinese: 埃爾卡洪
  • Croatian: El Cajon (Kalifornija)
  • Croatian: El Cajon
  • Danish: El Cajon
  • Dutch: El Cajon
  • Egyptian Arabic: الكاهون
  • English: El Cajon, California
  • Esperanto: El Cajon
  • Finnish: El Cajon
  • French: El Cajon
  • German: El Cajon
  • Greek: Ελ Καγιόν
  • Gujarati: અલ કજોન
  • Haitian: El Cajon, Kalifòni
  • Hindi: एल कायों
  • Hungarian: El Cajon
  • Indonesian: El Cajon, California
  • Irish: El Cajon, California
  • Italian: El Cajon
  • Japanese: エルカホン
  • Kannada: ಎಲ್ ಕಾಜೊನ್
  • Korean: 엘카혼
  • Latvian: Elkahona
  • Lithuanian: Elkachona
  • Malagasy: El Cajon, Kalifornia
  • Malay: El Cajon
  • Malayalam: എൽ കാജൻ
  • Marathi: अल कझोन
  • Min Nan Chinese: El Cajon
  • Navajo: Tsétah Tééh
  • Nepali: एल क्यायों, क्यालिफोर्निया
  • Newari: एल क्यायों (क्यालिफोर्निया)
  • Newari: एल क्यायों, क्यालिफोर्निया
  • Newari: एल क्यायों
  • Norwegian: El Cajon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: El Cajon
  • Persian: ال کاجون، کالیفرنیا
  • Polish: El Cajon
  • Portuguese: El Cajon
  • Russian: Эль-Кахон
  • Russian: Эль Кахон
  • Serbian: Ел Кахон
  • Serbo-Croatian: El Cajon, California
  • Serbo-Croatian: El Cajon
  • Sinhala: එල් කැජොන්
  • South Azerbaijani: ال کاجون، کالیفورنیا
  • Spanish: El Cajon
  • Spanish: El Cajón
  • Swahili: El Cajon, California
  • Swedish: El Cajon, Kalifornien
  • Swedish: El Cajon
  • Tagalog: El Cajon, Kaliporniya
  • Tagalog: El Cajon
  • Tamil: எல் கஜோன்
  • Tatar: Эл-Кахон
  • Telugu: ఎల్ కజోన్
  • Thai: เอลคาโฮน
  • Turkish: El Cajon, Kaliforniya
  • Turkish: El Cajon
  • Ukrainian: Ель-Кахон
  • Urdu: ایل کاہون، کیلیفورنیا
  • Uzbek: El Cajon
  • Vietnamese: El Cajon, California
  • Volapük: El Cajon
  • Waray (Philippines): El Cajon
  • Western Panjabi: ال کاجون
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