Frequently Asked Questions
What are the geographic boundaries of San Diego County?
San Diego County is about the size of the State of Connecticut. It’s 4,261 square miles, extending 70 miles along the Pacific Coast from Mexico to Orange County and inland 75 miles to Imperial County along the international border shared with Mexico. Riverside and Orange counties form the northern border. It is the most southwestern county in the contiguous 48 States.
Click here if you would like to learn more about each Supervisorial District.
What is San Diego County’s population?
The County's population estimate was 3.3 million according to the State of California Department of Finance as of April 2020. San Diego County is the second largest county by population in California and the fifth largest county by population in the nation, as measured by the U.S. Census Bureau based on 2020 population estimates.
What services does the County of San Diego provide?
There are 18 incorporated cities in San Diego County and a vast number of unincorporated communities. The County provides a full range of public services to its residents, including health and human services, emergency response services, parks and recreation, libraries and roads, law enforcement, detention and correction, The County also serves as a delivery channel for many State services, such as foster care, public health care and elections. County services are provided by four business Groups (Public Safety, Health and Human Services, Land Use and Environment, and Finance and General Government), each headed by a General Manager who reports to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Within the Groups, there are four departments that are headed by elected officials: the District Attorney and the Sheriff in the Public Safety Group, and the Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk and the Treasurer-Tax Collector in the Finance and General Government Group.
How large is the County of San Diego Budget?
The 2021-2022 adopted budget is $7.23 billion. To learn more about the budget visit here.
What are the responsibilities of a County Supervisor?
The Board of Supervisors sets priorities and approves the County’s two-year budget. The County may exercise its powers only through the Board of Supervisors or through agents and officers acting under the authority of the Board or authority conferred by law. The Board of Supervisors appoints the following officers: the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the County Counsel, the Probation Officer and the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors. All other non-elected officers are appointed by the CAO.
What District does Chair Nathan Fletcher represent?
The Fourth Supervisorial District, the most ethnically diverse district in San Diego County.
What are the boundaries of the 4th District of San Diego County?
The District 4 border travels south along the western boundaries of the Linda Vista and Mission Valley, east-southeast along the borders of Balboa Park and North Park, east-northeast along the outer boundary of the Spring Valley Community Plan Area, the City of Lemon Grove, north and west following the boundary of the Casa de Oro-Mount Helix Community Plan Area and the City of La Mesa. The boundary continues west into the City of San Diego and follows the northern limits of the College Area Community Plan Area towards the Serra Mesa Community Plan Area, northwest at the Inland Freeway and the northeast at the Cabrillo Freeway to the northern border of the Kearny Mesa Community Plan Area, where it moves west to include the Clairemont Community Plan Area.
How many people live in the Fourth Supervisorial District?
675,829 people reside in the district, the most ethnically diverse district in San Diego County.
What communities does Chair Nathan Fletcher represent?
Lemon Grove, La Mesa, North Clairemont, Hillcrest, Balboa Park, North Park, Bankers Hill, Old Town, Mission Hills, Normal Heights, University Heights, Oak Park, Webster, Valencia Park, Encanto, Bay Terraces, Paradise Hills, Skyline, Kearney Mesa, Clairemont Mesa, Linda Vista, Birdland, Serra Mesa, Civita, portions of Grantville, City Heights, Rolando, Azalea Park, Chollas Creek, Rolando Park, Kensington-Talmadge, Mid-City, Montezuma Mesa, SDSU Mission Valley, Crest – Dehesa, Spring Valley, Casa de Oro & Mt Helix, Rancho San Diego
Who should I contact if I need a street light fixed, road repaired,
or other similar service?
Many municipal services, like street improvements, trash collection and tree trimming are under the jurisdiction of the San Diego City Council if you live within the city. To contact the City of San Diego, click here.
But, if you live in an unincorporated area of District 4, you can contact the Team Fletcher office, we are glad to help direct you to the right place.
How do I invite Chair Nathan Fletcher to speak at my event?
Click here to invite the Chair to your event.
How do I request a certificate or proclamation?
Click here to request a certificate or proclamation
How do I contact Chair Nathan Fletcher’s office?
Click here to contact our office.