About Carlsbad, CA
Carlsbad is an oceanside town located in the northern portion of California's San Diego County. An upscale community of over 100,000 residents, the city has grown in recent years and is well known for its scenic beaches. The name Carlsbad comes from the Czech town of Karlsbad due to the two cities sharing a similar spa-quality water source. With San Diego and Los Angeles both a short distance away, many residents commute to jobs and sights in those big cities.