Jacumba Mountains

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Jacumba Mountains
Bolder field, jacumba.....jpg
Highest point
Peak Jacumba Peak
Elevation 1,375 m (4,511 ft)
Coordinates 32°41.87′N 116°09.87′W / 32.69783°N 116.16450°W / 32.69783; -116.16450
Jacumba Mountains is located in California
Jacumba Mountains
Jacumba Mountains
Location of Jacumba Mountains in California [1]
Country United States
State California
District San Diego County
Range coordinates 32°43′11.212″N 116°10′21.060″W / 32.71978111°N 116.17251667°W / 32.71978111; -116.17251667Coordinates: 32°43′11.212″N 116°10′21.060″W / 32.71978111°N 116.17251667°W / 32.71978111; -116.17251667
Parent range Peninsular Ranges
Topo map USGS Jacumba

The Jacumba Mountains are a mountain range of the Peninsular Ranges system, located in eastern San Diego County, Southern California, near the U.S. border with Mexico.

The mountain range lies in a northwest-southeasterly direction, east of the In-Ko-Pah Mountains, and north of Interstate 8. The range is approximately 11.5 miles (18.5 km) long, and Table Mountain at the southeast end of the range is located about 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of the town of Jacumba.[2]

The Jacumba Mountains reach an elevation of 4,512 feet (1,375 m) at Jacumba Peak, near the southern end of the chain.[3]

The Tierra Blanca Mountains and the Sawtooth Mountains are to the northwest, and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park due north. The Coyote Mountains lie to the northeast. The Volcanic Hills area lies on the northeast flank of the range.[2]


  1. ^ "Jacumba Mountains". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 
  2. ^ a b El Cajon, California, 30x60 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1979
  3. ^ Jacumba, CA, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS 1997