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Jurupa Valley
Riverside County, California

92509, 91752

Page Contents for Jurupa Valley, California

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Jurupa Valley is approximately 88,000 (2011) .
The approximate number of families is 21,080 (2000).
The amount of land area in Jurupa Valley is 112.1 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Jurupa Valley is 43.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.2 sq kilometers.
The distance from Jurupa Valley to Washington DC is 2385 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 386 miles. (as the crow flies)
Jurupa Valley is positioned 34.01 degrees north of the equator and 117.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Jurupa Valley elevation is 750 feet above sea level.
Jurupa Valley median income is $ 47,132 (2000).
The Jurupa Valley median home price is 140,100 (2000).
The average winter temperature is 54.8 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 62.2 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 78.4 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 68.2 degrees F.


in southern California eight miles from Riverside and about 60 miles east of Los Angeles. Nearby communities include Fontana, Bloomington, Eastvale and Norco.

Here is a map page for the city.
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History & History Related Items

On 8 March 2011, the voters in this area approved the merging of Glen Avon, Rubidoux, Mira Loma, Pedley, Sky Country, Indian Hills, Belltown, Jurupa, Jurupa Hills and Sunnyslope into one new city, Jurupa Valley. The newest city in the state became an incorporated city on 1 July 2011. A previous attempt at incorporation for a similar area was on the ballot in 1992, but was rejected by the voters at that time.

Our pages for the previous cities will remain online but will not be updated. All information will be included on the new page for Jurupa Valley as well as any new information for the brand new city.

From the Mira Loma community page history:
This area was originally part of the Rancho Cucamonga Valley with the Mira Loma area becoming a portion of the Jurupa Valley more recently. Once known as Wineville, the name was changed to Mira Loma, which means "view of the hills," after the Wineville Chicken Murders of the late 1920's. Local residents wanted to get away from the publicity of the name of Wineville after the murders took place in the Schleisman/Wineville area.

In the early 1930's, the dairymen and wineries began to develop here. Now, there are few dairies and wineries left. Galleano Winery is the main one left in the area.

See this history page on the history of Mira Loma.

In 1882, Mira Loma was known as Stalder. Then in sequence, it was known as Mountain View, Pleasant Valley, Union, Union Joint and finally Wineville. It was changed in 1931 to Mira Loma by which it is still known today.
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Flabob Airport
4130 Mennes Ave.
Jurupa Valley, California 92509
Phone: 951-683-2309
Founded in 1925

Galleano Winery
A historical landmark
4220 Wineville
Mira Loma, California 91752
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Jurupa Valley City Government

City of Jurupa Valley

Jurupa Valley has a City Manager - City Council form of government with the city council consisting of five members, one of which is considered the Mayor, one the Mayor pro-tem and the other three are council members.

Jurupa Valley Historical Events

2011, July 1-4
Incorporation Celebration
A celebration was held for Riverside County's newest city! It began on the 1st - Incorporation Day - with a prayer Breakfast held at the VFW on Mission Blvd. Later that day the first city council meeting was held including the swearing in of the city council. It was at Patriot High School. Later that night was an evening of Fun and Festivities held at the Indian Hills Golf Club.

On the 2nd of July a Pancake Breakfast and car show was held at the Jurupa Valley Spectrum. Later a parade was held ending at Jurupa Valley High School. An evening of fun with ceremonial events and festivities was held at Jurupa Valley High School ending with a Flabob Fly-over and fireworks. On the 3rd there was an equestrian round-up at Laramore Park in Sky Country. Finally, on the 4th there was a Country Village parade.

2011, July 1
A brand new city!!!
This day marks the incorporation of the new city of Jurupa Valley, the 28th city in Riverside County and 482nd city in the state of California. The first city council consists of five members: Laura Roughton (Mayor), Verne Lauritzen (Mayor Pro-Tem), Michael Goodland (Council Member), Brad Hancock (Council Member) and Frank Johnston (Council Member)
2011, March 10
Press-Enterprise Newspaper article giving ballot results of election held on 8 March 2011.

Yes votes totaled 3,554 or 54.12 percent of the vote with No votes having 3,013 or 45.88 percent.

2011, March 9
See the Press-Enterprise Newspaper article about the approval by the voters of cityhood.
from a 1931 edition of the "Riverside Press"
New Ford Roadster - $ 510.00
100% talking picture at the Rubidoux theatre - 10 cent admission
Amelia Earhard visits the Mission Inn
Will Rogers filming the State Fair, Riverside Fair Grounds

Jurupa Valley Chamber

Jurupa Valley Chamber of Commerce
5754 Tilton Avenue
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509

Jurupa Valley Community News

Jurupa Valley's Facebook page

Jurupa Valley Organizations

Jurupa Valley Chamber of Commerce
5754 Tilton Avenue
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509

Jurupa Valley Schools

Jurupa Unified School District
4850 Pedley Road
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Jurupa Valley High School
10551 Bellegrave Ave
Jurupa Valley, CA 91752
Phone: 951-360-2600
Patriot High School
4355 Camino Real
Jurupa Valley,CA 92509
Phone: 951-361-6500
Rubidoux High School
4250 Opal Street
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Phone: 951-222-7720

Sky Country Elementary School
5520 Lucretia Ave
Mira Loma, CA 91752-2060
Phone: 951-360-2816

Son Shine Christian School
5447 Troth St
Mira Loma, CA 91752-2202
Phone: 951-681-3499

Troth St. elementary School
5565 Troth St.
Mira Loma, California 91752
Phone: (951) 360-2866 Jurupa Valley


The population of Jurupa Valley was:
2000 - 77,324 (totaled population from all 5 communities before incorporation
2011 - 88,000

Population Density:
2011 - 2,023 persons per square mile

Number of Housing Units:
2000 - 21,080 (totaled units from all 5 communities before incorporation)

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 47,132 (averaged incomes from all 5 communities before incorporation)

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 140,100 (averaged values from all 5 communities before incorporation)

Jurupa Valley is located in the Pacific Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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