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Riverside, CA

Riverside, CA

Riverside, CA

Moving to Riverside, CA in the near future?


Since the first orange trees were planted in Riverside in the 1870s, the city has grown dramatically until it has become a city of over 300,000 residents.  The 28 communities which make up Riverside celebrate their city through various festivals throughout the year.   The warm summers are made more bearable with low humidity; winters are mild with highs frequently in the upper 60s.  Its nickname is “The City of Arts and Innovation.”

Why You Might Consider Moving to Riverside, California


  • Household Needs:  Riverside, California, has everything you need for the home and family.  From small independent businesses to major discount retailers, you'll experience shopping convenience.  Choose among dozens of grocery stores through the various communities of the city.
  • Transportation:  Riverside is connected by State Route 91, which connects with major Interstate 10.  State Route 60 heads westward directly to Los Angeles, about 60 miles away.  There are two Metrolink rail stations, local and intercity bus service, and a Riverside Municipal Airport.  The LA/Ontario International Airport is a mere 30 minutes away.
  • Recreation:  Riverside is home to quite a few museums, including the California Citrus
    State Historic Park, a 248-acre museum/park with an activity center, amphitheater, picnic area and demonstration groves.  The Mission Inn is the largest Mission Revival Style building in the U.S.  The numerous annual festivals keep the city vibrant.  The Riverside Airshow is one of the best in the country.  Outdoors activities are just a short drive away, with lakes, state parks and mountain areas nearby.
  • Arts/Entertainment:  Riverside, “The City of Arts and Innovation,” offers great venues for theater, dance, music and art.  The Riverside Fox Theater offers everything from concerts by the Riverside Philharmonic to comedians like Bill Cosby to plays and Broadway musicals.  The Riverside Arts Museum is the largest visual arts museum in the Inland Empire region.
  • Education:  Besides a variety of public high schools and private secondary institutions, Riverside is also home to multiple colleges and universities, including University of California--Riverside.


Helpful Links for Moving to Riverside, California
Things to do
Chamber of Commerce
City Website
County Website
Visitor Information


The service center for Riverside, CA is located in Fontana, CA.

Information about Riverside, CA

Est. Population: 303871
County: Riverside
Latitude: 33.9500
Longitude: -117.4000
Zip Codes: 92501