Egger Highlands is a residential neighborhood in the southern section of San Diego. It neighbors Palm City and Nestor to the east, San Diego Bay to the north, Imperial Beach to the southwest and Chula Vista to the northeast. Major thoroughfares include Coronado Avenue, Saturn Boulevard, and Palm Avenue.


Egger Highlands is named for the Egger family, which donated land in 1946 to house St. Charles Catholic Church, the area's first Roman Catholic church.[1] Egger Highlands, along with other portions of South San Diego, was annexed by the city of San Diego from San Diego County in 1957.[2]

Facilities and landmarks

Egger Highlands is home to the Robert Egger, Sr. Community Park, located at Coronado Avenue and Saturn Boulevard.


Private schools in Egger Highlands include the St. Charles School.[3]


  1. ^ "Parish History". Saint Charles Catholic Church. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
  2. ^ Egger Highlands, City of San Diego Communities
  3. ^ "Home page". Saint Charles Catholic School. Retrieved 20 February 2014.

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Coordinates: 32°35′18″N 117°5′49″W / 32.58833°N 117.09694°W / 32.58833; -117.09694