Spring Valley is the county’s largest unincorporated community, yet offers a “small town flavor” to each of its residents. Lifestyles range from apartment or town home residents to the urban professional, and on to those with larger properties for enjoying horses, livestock and rural community life.
Spring Valley is a community of rolling hills and countryside 17 miles East of San Diego. It’s 481 feet above sea level, virtually smog free. As part of San Diego County, Spring Valley offers a close-by geography sharing a landscape of choices, from bay front urban living to snow-dusted slopes in the rural backcountry in a mild climate influenced by ocean currents and abundant sunshine. Summer temperatures average 89 degrees and winter 61 degrees.
Spring Valley looks to the County of San Diego for local services and governance. Spring Valley enjoys a long history of volunteerism and advocacy for its residents. Opportunities for participating and contributing to the community’s success abound, and it’s easy to get involved.uccess abound, and it’s easy to get involved.