Lake Forest, California
City
City of Lake Forest
Aerial view of Lake Forest
Aerial view of Lake Forest
Official seal of Lake Forest, California
Seal
Location of Lake Forest in Orange County, California.
Location of Lake Forest in Orange County, California.
Lake Forest, California is located in the US
Lake Forest, California
Lake Forest, California
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°38′30″N 117°41′27″W
Country  United States
State  California
County  Orange
Incorporated December 20, 1991[1]
Government
 • Type Council-manager[2]
 • Mayor Scott Voigts[2]
Area[3]
 • Total 16.71 sq mi (43.28 km2)
 • Land 16.63 sq mi (43.08 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)  0.48%
Elevation[4] 489 ft (148 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 77,264
 • Estimate (2016)[5] 83,240
 • Density 5,004.21/sq mi (1,932.14/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 92609, 92610, 92630, 92679
Area code(s) 949
FIPS code 06-39496
GNIS feature IDs 16565032411602
Website www.lakeforestca.gov