City of Murrieta
Murrieta skyline
Murrieta skyline
Motto(s): "The Future Of Southern California"[1]
Location in Riverside County and the state of California
Location in Riverside County and the state of California
City of Murrieta is located in the US
City of Murrieta
City of Murrieta
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°34′10″N 117°12′09″W
Country United States
State California
County Riverside
Incorporated July 1, 1991[2]
 • Type Council–manager[3]
 • City council[4] Randon Lane
Rick Gibbs
Alan Long
Jonathan Ingram
Kelly Seyarto
 • City manager Kim Summers[3]
 • Total 33.64 sq mi (87.12 km2)
 • Land 33.60 sq mi (87.02 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)  0.11%
Elevation[6] 1,175 ft (334 m)
Population (2010)[7]
 • Total 103,466
 • Estimate (2016)[8] 111,674
 • Rank 4th in Riverside County
63rd in California
 • Density 3,323.63/sq mi (1,283.26/km2)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 92562–92564
Area code 951
FIPS code 06-50076
GNIS feature IDs 16679192411199