Coronado, California

Coronado, or Coronado Island, is a resort city located in San Diego County, California, across the San Diego Bay from downtown San Diego.  It’s known as a resort community and a large part of the island is taken up by U.S. Navy facilities including a naval air station, amphibious base, and training facilities. Flights to Coronado are served by Brown Field Municipal, Gillespie Field, and San Diego International Airport.

Coronado lies on a peninsula connected to San Diego mainland by a 10-mile isthmus called the Silver Strand, or The Strand. U.S. News and World Report list Coronado as one of the most expensive places to reside in the US.  Its population was 24,697 at the 2010 census, up from 24,100 at the 2000 census.

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