Carlsbad, California

San Diego County


Carlsbad is a city in San Diego County in the U.S. state of California, with 105 328 inhabitants (as of 2010 census ). The metropolitan area has a size of 105.6 square kilometers.


In 1882, John Frazier here discovered a mineral spring, later it was discovered that the water is chemically similar to the waters of Carlsbad in Bohemia is one and named the place in 1889 in Carlsbad to (formerly Agua Hedionda ). The source is available in the city to this day and you can taste water from a fountain there. The water is filled into bottles. Today, the place is also popular as water sports site.

In some years, the city is expected to grow together with Oceanside.

By Carlsbad Interstate 5 runs


In Carlsbad, resides a variety of companies in the golf industry. Two of the leader, Callaway and TaylorMade have in a commercial area of the city is relocating Add to this the club manufacturer Cobra Golf, the clothing manufacturer Ashworth and about 20 smaller manufacturers of golf clubs.

Amusement Park

There is a Legoland park in the Danish toy company LEGO, Carlsbad.


Since 1986, the road running Carlsbad 5000 annually held in Carlsbad.

Since 2011, find the Mercury Insurance Open ( women's tennis ) held in Carlsbad.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Shaun White, snowboarder and skateboarder
  • Kenny Hoyle, skateboarders
  • Kelly Perdew, entrepreneurs
  • Boris Said III, NASCAR driver
  • Jason Lawrence, motocross racers
  • Autumn Reeser, Actress
  • Tony Hawk, Skateboarder

Community partnerships

Carlsbad has community partnerships with:

  • Japan Futtsu, Japan
  • Czech Republic Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic