Custom Car, Motorcycle, Watercraft Appraisals in Campo
If you are like us, you love your car. You have probably spent countless hours and dollars making it everything you have always dreamed of. We, like you, enjoy being around car people, and more importantly cars themselves.
Although car people love to spend time and money on their cars, they all too often forget to properly value their car for insurance purposes. Dollar after dollar goes in, but never gets properly documented so that if a catastrophic event strikes, the real cost of putting the car back together gets paid by the insurance company. As collector car owners ourselves, we understand the importance of our product first hand. Fill out the form on the right to get started on your on-site Campo car appraisal.
Facts about Campo
Campo is a census-designated place (CDP) located in the Mountain Empire area of southeastern San Diego County, California. The population was 2,684 at the 2010 census.
This article also describes the smaller community of Cameron Corners, about 1 mile (1.6 km) south and the village of Lake Morena which is the northern part of Campo. Both communities use postal addresses in Campo. The town is approximately 2,620 feet (798.6 m) above mean sea level.
- Campo is the home of three museums: The Pacific Southwest Railway Museum, the Motor Transport Museum and the Gaskill Brothers Stone Store.
- 31577 State Route 94: a CDF fire station is located here. The 1998 Cameron Corners, California 7.5-minute quadrangle plots the station near Dewey Place and SR98. A Southern California Automobile Association map, believed to be c. 1910-1930, shows a business named "Dewey Store" in Cameron Corners. The business is plotted on the north side of SR98 just east of County Road S1. This may be a variant name of Dewey Place.
- There is a county road maintenance station on Forrest Gate Road and a county fire station at Jeb Stewart Road and Parker Road.
- Large employers in the area include US Department of Homeland Security Border Patrol and the San Diego County, California Probation, Juvenile Ranch Facility, (population 250).
- According to a September 9, 2004 San Diego Union Tribune article, foster care activist Father Joe Carroll proposed building a foster camp for children here. The proposed name was, "Promiseland Ranch," and the proposed facility would encompass about 600 acres. Although the project was approved by the Board of Supervisors in 2008, it has since been abandoned for lack of funds.
- Campo is near the official southern terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail, a recreational hiking and equestrian trail extending 2,650 miles (4,260 km) north to the Canada–US border.
- During World War II, Campo was the location of Camp Lockett, a US Army post that hosted Buffalo Soldiers, a veterans convalescent hospital, and a 300-bed Italian POW camp in Cameron Corners. Presently, the United States Military continues to maintain activities nearby at La Posta Mountain Warfare Training Facility.