Carlsbad is a city located in San Diego County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 78,247. Together with Oceanside and Vista, it makes up the Tri-City area. Carlsbad was incorporated in 1952, in large part to generate sufficient funding to connect with the water pipeline running through San Diego County, but also to avoid being annexed by Oceanside.
Web Sites and Links
City of CarlsbadOfficial City of Carlsbad website includes city government information, statistics, history, visitor information, and community links.