Guatay, California

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Guatay
Guatay is located in San Diego County, California
Guatay
Guatay
Location within San Diego County
Guatay is located in California
Guatay
Guatay
Location within California
Guatay is located in the United States
Guatay
Guatay
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 32°50′56″N 116°33′26″W / 32.84889°N 116.55722°W / 32.84889; -116.55722Coordinates: 32°50′56″N 116°33′26″W / 32.84889°N 116.55722°W / 32.84889; -116.55722
Country United States
State California
County San Diego
Elevation
3,999 ft (1,219 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
91931
GNIS feature ID1656536[1]

Guatay is an unincorporated community in the Cuyamaca Mountains, in the Mountain Empire area of southeastern San Diego County, California.

The name stems from the Hispanicized name of a historical Kumeyaay village of Meelqsh G'tay, which was Milguaytay in Spanish.

Geography[edit]

The town's elevation is 3,999 feet (1,219 m).[1] Although Guatay is unincorporated, it does not have a post office. The ZIP code is 91931.[2]

It was the location of a 19th-century stagecoach station on the San Antonio-San Diego Mail Line.

Nearby Guatay Mountain, a peak of the Cuyamaca Mountains, is home to a grove of the rare endemic Tecate Cypress (Cupressus forbesii).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Guatay, California". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup