Murrieta is located in Southern California within Riverside County The fourth-most populous county in the state, it is home to more than 2.1 million residents and is convenient to Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County. The area is popular with commuters who work in Los Angeles and San Diego.
The county is served by Interstates 10, 15 and 215, bus and train services, and Palm Springs International Airport.
Arts and Entertainment
From mountains to wineries to desert, there is no shortage of activity in Riverside County.
Riverside County is home to a number of attractions, including a variety of museums and libraries, Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Mission Inn, Temecula Valley AVA Wine Region and Western Science Center, to name a few. There is also a range of dining and shopping destinations in the area.No matter how you like to be active, there is something for everyone in Riverside County. Hit the links at the area's golf courses, visit a county or state park, such as Joshua Tree National Park or Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge, or explore one of 19 official wilderness areas.
Riverside County is served by Riverside County School Districts. There are also many private schools within the Inland Empire from which to choose.
There are a number of institutions of higher education in Riverside County, including Brandman University, California Baptist University, California State San Bernardino, CSUSB - Palm Desert Campus, La Sierra University, University of California - Riverside, University of La Verne, University of Phoenix, University of Redlands, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain College, Kaplan College, Moreno Valley College, Mt. San Jacinto College, Norco College, Palo Verde College, Platt College, Riverside City College, Santa Barbara Business College - Rancho Mirage and UEI College - Riverside.