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Located just seven miles inland from the Pacific Ocean in northern San Diego County, the City of Vista has a perfect, mild Mediterranean climate. Residents enjoy a wide range of year-round outdoor activities in a setting of gentle rolling hills and pleasant rural surroundings. Vista is approximately 19 square miles with a population of 103,381.

Vista is 78 Corridor’s craft beer capital. As of 2020, Vista had 23 breweries, with more in development, making it the city with the most breweries per capita in the United States. Home to Eppig Brewing, Booze Brothers Brewery, Helia Brewing Company, Prohibition Brewing Company, Aztec Brewing Company and many others, Vista is a craft beer enthusiast’s heaven.

However, Vista is not known for just its craft beer industry. Many of San Diego County’s most prominent companies in maritime, medical device manufacturing and sports & active lifestyle are located in Vista’s vibrant 14 million square foot Business Park. Vista is home to companies such as: Applied Membranes – one of the founding companies in the membrane separation industry; and Aqua Lung – founded by Jacques Cousteau, who launched the SCUBA industry.

In addition to its entrepreneurial ethos, Vista offers an incredible amount of activities for residents. 78 Corridor residents, businesses and visitors can experience the quaint downtown, watch a Broadway production at the Moonlight Amphitheater, and visit many of its natural, scenic parks.

Main Industries

Information & Communications Technology

Information & Communications Technology

Life Sciences

Life Sciences

Specialty Food & Microbreweries

Specialty Food & Microbreweries

Key Companies

Vista City Resources

Kevin Ham

Economic Development Director, Vista

Delilah Langan

Economic Development Specialist

Economic Development Department

City of Vista
200 Civic Center Drive, 3rd Floor,
Vista CA 92084
Business License Office: 760.639.6174