Lake Elsinore

Lake Elsinore, Riverside County, CaliforniaAn Informational Guide to Living in the Lake Elsinore, California Community

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Founded by basque sheep farmers in the 19th century, Lake Elsinore is the oldest incorporated City in Riverside County. Named for the 3,000 acre natural lake at the center of the community, Lake Elsinore is surrounded by the Ortega Mountains and rolling foothills of southwest Riverside County, creating a picturesque landscape for those who call the community home. Outdoor recreational opportunities abound in this vibrant community, with internationally recognized sky diving and world class water skiing dominating the sports scene. Also home to the Lake Elsinore Storm, the San Diego Padres Class A farm team, Lake Elsinore has become known as Riverside County’s sports paradise


Elementary, Middle and High School Levels

Mt. San Jacinto College

University of California, Riverside

California Lutheran High School


Riverside County (2008): 2.1 million

Lake Elsinore (2008): 49,807
Elevation: 1,306 feet
Precipitation: 8 – 12 inches per year
Cost of Housing: Click here to search for homes in the Lake Elsinore area.

Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Alberhill Park
2200 Lake Street

Lake Elsinore Community Center
310 W. Graham

Swick & Matich Baseball Park
402 Limited Street

McVicker Canyon Park and Skate Park
29355 Grand Avenue

Lake Point Park
420 Lakeshore Drive

City Park
243 Main Street

City of Lake Elsinore Parks Department

Lake Elsinore Storm Baseball Diamond
500 Diamond Drive

Skydive Elsinore
20701 Cereal Street

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