Encanto, San Diego

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For other places with the same name, see Encanto.
Southeastern portion of San Diego and neighborhood boundaries

Encanto is a hilly neighborhood located in the southeastern part of San Diego, California. The neighborhood of Encanto is split into two sections, North Encanto (which lies north of Broadway), and South Encanto (which lies south of Broadway).

The name Encanto usually refers to the neighborhood of Encanto, but it can also refer to the Encanto Neighborhoods planning area, which consists of Chollas View, Lincoln Park, Emerald Hills, Valencia Park, Encanto, South Encanto, Broadway Heights, Rosemont, and Alta Vista.

Encanto is a predominantly a low-density residential community, with commercial and industrial businesses located near major streets. Encanto and the adjacent neighborhoods are going through revitalization with such programs as the Chollas Creek Enhancement Program, which focuses on open space and restoring native vegetation.


North Encanto, looking east

Encanto's borders include: the San Diego neighborhood of Broadway Heights and Martin Luther King Jr. Freeway (SR 94) on the north, the neighborhood of Alta Vista on the south, the neighborhoods of Emerald Hills and Valencia Park on the west, and the neighborhoods of Skyline and Jamacha, and the city of Lemon Grove on the east.

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Coordinates: 32°42′35″N 117°04′02″W / 32.70960°N 117.06722°W / 32.70960; -117.06722