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"Murrieta, Where it all comes together"
"The Gem of the Valley"

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92562, 92563

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The population of Murrieta is approximately 66,729 (2003), 103466 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 661 (1990), 32749 (2010).

The amount of land area in Murrieta is 7.276 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Murrieta to Washington DC is 2373 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 421 miles. (as the crow flies)
Murrieta is positioned 33.55 degrees north of the equator and 117.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Murrieta median income is $60,911 (2000).

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Murrieta location: south of Riverside near the San Diego County line, not far from Lake Elsinore. Here is a map page for the area.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Murrieta is comfortable.

Afternoon breezes cool down the summer days. Marine air coming in from the Pacific Ocean helps keep the climate mild. Some low-lying areas may experience occasional frost in the winter, but this is rare. Smog is usually blown out of the valley during the summer, but if it lingers, it is usually only during late summer.
Murrieta average annual rainfall is 10.44 inches per year
Murrieta average temperature is 73.4 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 57.2 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 73.4 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Murrieta history:

Murrieta spent from 1884 to 1924 fighting with postal officials until the extra "t" was removed from the postmark. Residents have been explaining ever since that Murrieta and neighboring Murrieta Hot Springs were named after the pioneer and lawman, Juan Murrieta, not the infamous lawbreaker and bandit, Joaquin Murietta.

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Impressed with the beauty of the valley with its many trees and creeks, Don Juan Murrieta bought 52,000 acres of land here. He first came to California at age 18, settling in the San Joaquin Valley. He brought his thousands of sheep here after he purchased the land. They thrived on the rich grass and the natural hot springs was a cleansing sheep dip
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