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Welcome to Moreno Valley ...

The city of Moreno Valley is located in Riverside County.

A typical abbreviation for Moreno Valley: Moreno Vly. (or less commonly used: Moreno Vally. or Moreno Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Moreno Valley has a population of 207,226 people<1> (see below for details).

Moreno Valley was incorporated December 3, 1984.

The community of Moreno Valley is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Moreno Valley lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Moreno Valley lies within the (951) area code.

The ZIP codes for Moreno Valley: 92551-92557<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moreno Valley had a population of 193,365 people (or 8.83% of the total population of Riverside County). This makes Moreno Valley the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Moreno Valley represents 0.52% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 193,365 people, the population of Moreno Valley increased 35.81% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 142,381 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Moreno Valley had an population of 207,226 people. This is an increase of 7.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.54% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Moreno Valley.

Communities near Moreno Valley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Corona   [Map]   167,836   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fontana   [Map]   211,815   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hemet   [Map]   85,160   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jurupa Valley   [Map]   106,028   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Menifee   [Map]   90,595   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Perris   [Map]   77,879   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Moreno Valley.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Moreno Valley. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Moreno Valley. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moreno Valley. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Moreno Valley:

Websites for Moreno Valley ...

Official Website: www.moreno-valley.ca.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moreno Valley ...

Looking for more information about Moreno Valley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Moreno Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Moreno Valley.

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The official website for Moreno Valley: www.moreno-valley.ca.us/

The official website for Riverside County: www.co.riverside.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moreno Valley.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moreno Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Moreno Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moreno Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Moreno Valley includes: 92551, 92552, 92553, 92554, 92555, 92556 & 92557.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Moreno Valley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Moreno Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moreno Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moreno Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9397, Longitude: -117.2264     [Map].

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