Carlsbad, California
City
City of Carlsbad
Downtown Carlsbad
Downtown Carlsbad
Official seal of Carlsbad, California
Seal
Nickname(s): Village by the Sea
Location of Carlsbad in San Diego County, California.
Location of Carlsbad in San Diego County, California.
Carlsbad is located in California
Carlsbad
Carlsbad
Location in the United States
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Coordinates: 33°7′19″N 117°17′49″W
Country United States of America
State California
CountySan Diego
IncorporatedJuly 16, 1952[1]
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager[2]
 • MayorMatt Hall[3]
Area[4]
 • Total39.12 sq mi (101.31 km2)
 • Land37.74 sq mi (97.74 km2)
 • Water1.38 sq mi (3.57 km2)  3.55%
Elevation[5]52 ft (16 m)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total105,328
 • Estimate (2016)[7]113,952
 • Rank5th in San Diego County
54th in California
 • Density3,019.48/sq mi (1,165.83/km2)
Time zonePacific (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP codes92008, 92009, 92010, 92011, 92018
Area codes442/760
FIPS code06-11194
GNIS feature IDs16604372409984
City flowerBird‐of‐paradise[8]
Websitewww.carlsbadca.gov