La Mesa California

La Mesa Homes for Sale

La Mesa has recently undergone a number of real estates revitalization projects to further enhance its pedestrian-friendly environs and hometown feel. La Mesa real estate consists mainly of single-family homes (both classic and modern styles), townhouses, condominiums, hilltop estates and larger custom homes. Popular communities within La Mesa include Grossmont and Mount Helix. La Mesa is bordered by Spring Valley and Lemon Grove on the south, the city of San Diego on the north and west, and El Cajon on the east. Nearby Lake Murray and Lake Murray Park is a popular way for La Mesa residents to spend a relaxing day in the area.

La Mesa is a city in Southern California, located 9 miles (14 km) east of Downtown San Diego in San Diego County. The population was 57,065 at the 2010 census, up from 54,749 at the 2000 census. (Wikipedia). Its civic motto is "the Jewel of the Hills."

History: La Mesa in Spanish means "the table", or alternately "the plateau", relating to its geography. La Mesa was part of a larger tract, Mission San Diego de Alcalá, and was used by Spanish Missionaries. La Mesa was founded in 1869 and The City of La Mesa was incorporated on February 16, 1912, under the general laws of the state of California. As such, it does not have a city charter but operates under the laws of the state of California in all respects not specifically covered by any city ordinance. Its official flower is the bougainvillea. Geography: La Mesa is located at 32°46′17″N 117°1′22″W (32.771450, -117.022797). It is bordered by the city of San Diego on the west and north, Spring Valley and Lemon Grove on the south, and El Cajon on the east. It includes the neighborhood of Grossmont. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.1 square miles (24 km2). 9.1 square miles (24 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.44%) is water.

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