Guatay, California

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Unincorporated community
Guatay is located in California
Location within the state of California
Coordinates: 32°50′56″N 116°33′26″W / 32.84889°N 116.55722°W / 32.84889; -116.55722Coordinates: 32°50′56″N 116°33′26″W / 32.84889°N 116.55722°W / 32.84889; -116.55722
Country United States
State California
County San Diego
Elevation 3,999 ft (1,219 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 91931
GNIS feature ID 1656536[1]

Guatay is an unincorporated community in the Cuyamaca Mountains, in the Mountain Empire area of southeastern San Diego County, California.


The town's elevation is 3,999 feet (1,219 m).[1] Although Guatay is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 91931.[2]

It was the location of a 19th-century stagecoach station on the San Antonio-San Diego Mail Line.

Nearby Guatay Mountain, a peak of the Cuyamaca Mountains, is home to a grove of the rare endemic Tecate Cypress (Cupressus forbesii).