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Welcome to Murrieta ...

The city of Murrieta is located in Riverside County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Murrieta has a population of 116,223 people<2> (see below for details).

Murrieta was incorporated July 1, 1991.

The community of Murrieta is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Murrieta: (951)

The ZIP codes for Murrieta: 92562-92564<4>

Websites for Murrieta ...

Official Website:   www.murrieta.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.murrietachamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Murrieta had an population of 116,223 people. This is an increase of 12.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 162.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Murrieta had a population of 103,466 people. This makes Murrieta the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Murrieta represents 0.28% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 103,466 people, the population of Murrieta increased 133.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 44,282 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Murrieta.

Communities near Murrieta ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Murrieta.

  • Temecula [Riverside County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Temecula
    • Temecula [Riverside County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Murrieta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 114,761 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Temecula
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Temecula<6>
  • Menifee [Riverside County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menifee
    • Menifee [Riverside County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Murrieta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 94,756 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menifee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menifee<6>
  • Hemet [Riverside County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemet
    • Hemet [Riverside County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Murrieta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,334 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hemet<6>
  • Perris [Riverside County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perris
    • Perris [Riverside County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Murrieta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 79,291 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perris<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Elsinore [Riverside County]
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      • Lake Elsinore [Riverside County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Murrieta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 69,283 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Elsinore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Elsinore<6>
    • Canyon Lake [Riverside County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canyon Lake
      • Canyon Lake [Riverside County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Murrieta
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,080 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canyon Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canyon Lake<6>
    • Wildomar [Riverside County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildomar
      • Wildomar [Riverside County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Murrieta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 37,229 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildomar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wildomar<6>
    • Dutch Village [Riverside County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dutch Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutch Village
      • Dutch Village [Riverside County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Murrieta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dutch Village
    • Lake Village [Riverside County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Village
      • Lake Village [Riverside County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Murrieta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village
    • Sedco Hills [Riverside County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sedco Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sedco Hills
      • Sedco Hills [Riverside County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Murrieta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sedco Hills

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Murrieta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Murrieta.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Murrieta. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Murrieta.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Murrieta. See our Newspapers Page for Murrieta.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murrieta ...

Looking for more information about Murrieta? 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 Murrieta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Murrieta.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of California

About Riverside County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Murrieta: www.murrieta.org/

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Riverside, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Murrieta.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murrieta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Murrieta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Murrieta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Murrieta includes: 92562, 92563 & 92564.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Murrieta) 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 Murrieta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Murrieta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murrieta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5614, Longitude: -117.2108    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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