Ideally located just minutes away from the Pacific Ocean and white sand beaches and only hour's drive from scenic mountain vistas and desert spas, National City is a vibrant community with cultural and artistic diversity. As the second oldest city in San Diego County, National city is perhaps the most interesting city with respect to its cultural roots in music, film, agriculture, sports and Victorian past. National City also happens to be a great place to do business. In fact, National City is home to over 3,000 businesses, a remarkable number for a city with a population of 57,799. With a variety of shopping centers, unique retailers and ethnic markets, National City also happens to be a shopper's paradise. So come and explore National City and see all that it has to offer!