Lake Elsinore Community Information
Info on Lake Elsinore Schools, Dining, Shopping & Recreation

About the Lake Elsinore Community

Surrounded by the beautiful Ortega Mountains and the rolling foothills of southwest Riverside County, Lake Elsinore is home to an incredible picturesque landscape for all of those who call the community home. Lake Elsinore was originally founded by Basque sheep farmers in the 1800s and was named for the 3,000 acre natural lake found at the center of the community that has been built around it.

Lake Elsinore has been commonly revered as Riverside County's sports paradise. Other than boating and hiking trails, Lake Elsinore has become internationally renowned as the perfect place for skydiving and skydiving training as well as world class water skiing competitions. In addition, the community here is home to the Lake Elsinore Storm, the San Diego Padres' minor league affiliate. These outdoor recreation opportunities and scenic backdrops make this vibrant community the ideal place to live and raise a family. Below you'll find a great list of Lake Elsinore schools, Lake Elsinore dining spots, shopping and recreation and a ton of other great Lake Elsinore community information!

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Navigating Lake Elsinore Back to Top

Lake Elsinore conveniently neighbors interstate I-15. In addition to interstate I-15, another major connector road is State Highway 74 which is also known as the Ortega Highway. The Ortega Highway passes through the Ortega Mountains and into Orange County. Other major streets include Grand Avenue, Lakeshore Drive and Mission Trail. The community is also 80 miles north of San Diego, 75 miles southeast of Los Angeles and only about an hour's drive away from Disneyland in Anaheim, CA.


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Neighboring Cities of Lake Elsinore Back to Top

Lake Elsinore Schools Back to Top

Lake Elsinore Parks & Recreation Back to Top

  • 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

Lake Elsinore Shopping & Dining Back to Top

  • Target Center
    18285 Collier Avenue
  • Lake Elsinore Town Center
    I-15 and Highway 74
  • Lake Elsinore Freeway Center
    31670 Casino Drive
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Lake Elsinore Demographics

  • 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.

New Lake Elsinore Listings

$194,000

MLS#: 16143784PS
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SqFt.: 1,196
Bed / Bath: 2 / 2
Type: Resale

$1,200,000

MLS#: LG16161200
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SqFt.: 2,000
Bed / Bath: 4 / 2
Type: Resale

$3,088,000

MLS#: 316009475
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SqFt.: 5,419
Bed / Bath: 6 / 7
Type: Resale

$624,900

MLS#: ML81628038
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SqFt.: 2,250
Bed / Bath: 4 /
Type: Resale

$730,000

MLS#: RS16745333
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SqFt.: 2,294
Bed / Bath: 3 / 2
Type: Resale

$1,100,000

MLS#: ML81633415
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SqFt.: 1,829
Bed / Bath: 3 /
Type: Resale

$345,000

MLS#: SR16765500
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SqFt.: 970
Bed / Bath: 2 / 2
Type: Resale

$3,980,000

MLS#: TR17000513
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SqFt.: 7,088
Bed / Bath: 8 / 7
Type: Resale

$289,900

MLS#: 217000272DA
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SqFt.: 1,574
Bed / Bath: 3 / 2
Type: Resale

$409,000

MLS#: SR16740233
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
SqFt.: 1,684
Bed / Bath: 3 / 2
Type: Resale

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