Other cities in the 442 area code include: Vista, San Marcos, Hesperia, Indio, Apple Valley, Cathedral City, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, El Centro, Calexico, Adelanto, Ridgecrest, Desert Hot Springs, Twentynine Palms, Brawley, Barstow, Yucca Valley, Rancho Mirage, Imperial, Truckee, California City, Mammoth Lakes, Calipatria, Holtville, Indian Wells, Bishop, and Westmorland.
Escondido is a city located in San Diego County's North County region, 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Downtown San Diego, California. The city occupies a shallow valley ringed by rocky hills. Incorporated in 1888, it is one of the oldest cities in San Diego County. The city had a population of 143,911 in the 2010 census. Escondido's municipal government set itself an operating budget limit of $426,289,048 for the fiscal year 2010–2011. The city is known as Eskondiid in Diegueño.
Oceanside is a coastal city located on California's South Coast. It is the third-largest city in San Diego County, California. The city had a population of 167,086 at the 2010 census. Together with Carlsbad and Vista, it forms a tri-city area. Oceanside is located just south of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
Carlsbad is a seaside resort city occupying a 7-mile (11 km) stretch of Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, California. The city is 87 miles (140 km) south of Los Angeles and 35 miles (56 km) north of downtown San Diego and is part of the San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is bordered by Oceanside to the north, Vista and San Marcos to the east and Encinitas to the south. Referred to as "The Village by the Sea" by locals, Carlsbad is a tourist destination. The city's estimated 2014 population was 112,299.
The 442 area code lies within the Pacific Daylight Time Zone (or PDT). The current time in PDT is 12:07 AM on May 27, 2020.