Jacumba Hot Springs (// hə-KOOM-bə) is a census-designated place in the Mountain Empire area of southeastern San Diego County, California. It was treated as a census-designated place (CDP) for the first time in the 2010 census, when it had a population of 561. The ZIP code is 91934 and the town lies within area code 619. The National Geographic Names Database lists its elevation as 2,829 feet (862 m) above mean sea level (AMSL). On Feb. 26, 2013, the Federal Geographic Names Commission approved a petition by a citizen committee to change the town's name from Jacumba, to Jacumba Hot Springs.