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City of Corona

The City of Corona is located approximately 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles in western Riverside County. The City limits encompass 39.2 square miles and the population is approximately 147,428. A city whose heritage spans more than a century, Corona has emerged as an ethnically diverse community, where a significant percentage of the population is made up of young, well educated families.

The City of Corona joined the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency Joint Exercise Powers Agreement on April 30, 1991.

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City of Hemet

Hemet was founded in 1887 and incorporated on January 20, 1910 with 992 people. As of January 2005, the City of Hemet had a population of 66,455, according to the California Department of Finance. The median age for Hemet is 41 years and has been dropping since 1980 when it was 64.2 years. The drop in median age is due in large part to the construction of new, entry-level homes and their sale to young families.

The City of Hemet joined the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency Joint Exercise Powers Agreement on May 15, 1990.

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City of Lake Elsinore

Lake Elsinore is a city in Western Riverside County, California. As of 2008 the population was estimated to be 49,807 according to the California Department of Finance. It is the home of the Lake Elsinore Storm baseball club of the California League who play at the Lake Elsinore Diamond.

The city is rapidly growing, having added 6,000 new residents per year since 2001. Its relatively inexpensive land prices, proximity to Orange County & Los Angeles and abundance of recreational opportunities has attracted many families to the area's many new subdivisions.

The City of Lake Elsinore joined the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency Joint Exercise Powers Agreement on May 15, 1990.

City of Lake Elsinore website

 
 

City of Menifee

Incorporated on October 1, 2008 as Riverside County's 26th city, the City of Menifee includes the communities of Menifee, Sun City, Quail Valley and portions of Romoland.

With its rolling hills and scenic vistas of the San Jacinto and San Bernardino Mountains, the City of Menifee spans nearly 50 square miles with a population of approximately 60,000.

The City of Menifee joined the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency Joint Exercise Powers Agreement on May 12, 2009

City of Menifee website

 
 

City of Moreno Valley

Moreno Valley is a city of 174,656 people, whose central aim is to provide an environment for raising families, building community and enjoying life. The community, which is the third largest in the Inland Empire, is located 66 miles east of Los Angeles and sits amid a backdrop of the spectacular San Bernardino Mountains and the rolling Badlands hills. It also borders Lake Perris, Southern California’s busiest recreational lake.

The City of Moreno Valley joined the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency Joint Exercise Powers Agreement on May 15, 1990.

City of Moreno Valley website

 
 

City of Murrieta

Murrieta is a city in southwestern Riverside County. The population was 44,282 at the 2000 census. In 2008 the population was estimated to be 100,173, making it one of the fastest growing cities in the state.

Largely residential in character, Murrieta is considered a bedroom community, with large numbers of its residents commuting to jobs in San Diego and Orange counties, and the more industrialized neighboring city of Temecula to the south.

Murrieta is bordered by Temecula to the South and unincorporated areas on all other sides.

The City of Murrieta joined the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency Joint Exercise Powers Agreement on August 1, 1995.

City of Murrieta website

 
 

City of Perris

Perris covers nearly 30 square miles in one of the fastest growing regions in the entire country. Located 70 miles east of Los Angeles and 20 miles southwest of Riverside, Perris offers a temperate Mediterranean climate with warm dry summers and mild winters.

Demographically, Perris is an ethnically diverse city of over 50,000 residents. Perris strives to maintain a family-friendly environment as evidenced by the fact that an estimated 80% of Perris’ residents are under the age of 45 and the City’s median age is 25 years.

The City of Perris joined the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency Joint Exercise Powers Agreement on August 20, 1990.

City of Perris website

 
 

City of Riverside

Riverside is the county seat of Riverside County, California, United States. The city is named for the nearby Santa Ana River, and is the birthplace of the California citrus industry.

As of 2006, Riverside had an estimated population of 305,255. Riverside is the 61st-largest city in the United States, and the largest city in California's Inland Empire region, the 14th-largest metropolitan area in the nation and part of the 2nd largest Combined Statistical Area in the country. Riverside is home to the University of California, Riverside. The UCR Botanic Gardens contains 40 acres of unusual plants, with four miles of walking trails.

The city prides itself on its historic connection to the navel orange, which was introduced to North America from Brazil by the first settlers to Riverside in 1873. Riverside is home to the three surviving Parent Navel Orange Tree, from which all American West Coast navel orange trees are descended.

The City of Riverside joined the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency Joint Exercise Powers Agreement on August 20, 1990.

City of Riverside website

 
 

County of Riverside

Riverside County is a county located in the southeastern part of the U.S. State of California, stretching from Orange County to the Colorado River, which is the border with Arizona. This county is part of the Riverside-San Bernardino Area, in a region of Southern California known as the Inland Empire.

The population of Riverside County was 1,545,387 in 2000, and the 2006 population has been estimated at 2,070,315.

The County of Riverside County joined the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency Joint Exercise Powers Agreement on May 15, 1990.

County of Riverside website

 
 

City of Temecula

The City of Temecula located in Riverside County is the commercial heart of the fast-growing Southwest California region along the I-15 and I-215 corridors. Temecula is part of Southern California’s Inland Empire with close proximity to Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego Counties’ business centers. The Inland Empire is a 28,000 sq. mile region comprised of San Bernardino County, Riverside County, and the eastern tip of Los Angeles County, and is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in America. Its population of 3.1 million is more that of 20 states, and increases at a rate of nearly 100,000 residents per year.

City of Temecula joined the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency Joint Exercise Powers Agreement on August 20, 1990.

City of Temecula website

 
 

City of Wildomar

Lake Elsinore is a city in Western Riverside County, California. As of 2008 the population was Wildomar is located along Interstate 15 in Riverside County, a growing community comfortably nestled in a valley bordered by a mountain range on the west and rolling hills to the east. Its boundaries take in some 24 square miles.

Wildomar is a community of old and new, more mature homes and acreages with horses and other animals mixed with more modern housing tracts. Nestled between the cities of Murrieta and Lake Elsinore, Wildomar officially became a city on July 1, 2008, at that time home to about 28,000 residents.

The City of Wildomar joined the Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency Joint Exercise Powers Agreement on May 12, 2009.

City of Wildomar website

 
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