Murrieta is nestled in a beautiful valley of opportunity and diversity in Southwestern Riverside County. The location is ideal for those who choose to work in the Murrieta area or for those who commute to neighboring areas such as Riverside, Orange County or the San Diego area.
Murrieta is a growing community that offers a variety of services and programs to its residents. Whether looking for youth sports programs or senior activities, Murrieta offers something for everyone!
The city takes pride in being a safe, clean community, while still being large enough to meet residents’ business needs. Rural farms and custom estate homes dominate the foothills, while planned communities stretch between the freeways. Equestrians ride along the Murrieta Creek, and Little League teams square off at one of the many sports parks.
The area includes a variety of entertainment venues, such as minor and major league sports teams, golf courses, concerts, plays, hiking, skydiving, horseback riding and wine tasting. Murrieta is uniquely positioned to allow residents access to beaches, mountains, deserts or lakes.
Murrieta has more than tripled in size since becoming a city in 1991. The population at build-out is projected to be about 110,000. People migrate to Murrieta because the city has made the health, safety and general welfare of the people the most important factor. An excellent quality of life is Murrieta’s highest priority!