Lake Elsinore is located in Riverside County, near Interstate 15, and encompasses approximately 41 square miles…More inside its city limits. The city was incorporated on April 9, 1888, and is home to an estimated 50,983 people. In 1972, the city name was changed from Elsinore to Lake Elsinore as a way to promote the area as a recreation destination.
Besides the lake, other points of interest in the city include the Lake Elsinore Diamond, which is home to the Lake Elsinore Storm baseball team; the Lake Elsinore Outlet Center; and historic Main Sreet.
Lake Elsinore's average household income in 2007 was $62,903 and the median new home price in 2008 was $247,000.
The City of Lake Elsinore Police Department contracts with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department to provide law…More enforcement services for Lake Elsinore.
The Lake Elsinore Police Department is headed by Captain Dave Fontneau and is responsible for enforcement of local, state and federal statutes, public safety, traffic enforcement, maintaining public order and to protect life and property.
Lake Elsinore Fire Station #10 410 W Graham Ave, Lake Elsinore, CA92530 Located downtown near the "old town district," Lake Elsinore Fire Station #10 is the oldest of the four fire stations…More in the city. Built in the 1950s, it is a CALFIRE station -- one of nine in Riverside County. CALFIRE and Lake Elsinore jointly operate three fire engines and a squad from this facility through a cooperative-integrated system. The Lake Elsinore Fire Department is led by Chief Jerry Hendershot. The Battalion Chief is Kevin Lawson.
Lake Elsinore City Camp Grounds 32040 Riverside Dr, Lake Elsinore, CA92530 Lake Elsinore City Camp Grounds is a quiet camping location right on the lake. There is boat launching available at…More Seaport Launch and water recreation along Lakeshore Drive (just two miles away), as well as Lake Elsinore Marina & RV nearby. A fence has been placed across the length of the campground, because of lake flooding in the past few years. Dogs are allowed, but barking dogs are not tolerated and should be attended to at all times.
Rosetta Canyon Firehouse #97 Rosetta Canyon, Lake Elsinore, CA92530 Located in Lake Elsinore, Rosetta Canyon Firehouse serves the northeast part of the city, including Highway 74 and the…More Central-Collier business district. The facility opened in 2010.
Lake Elsinore Firehouse #11 33020 Maiden Ln, Lake Elsinore, CA92530 Located directly off of Grand Avenue, this firehouse station is one of the newest stations built. Firehouse #11 serves…More the Lakeland Village area and is one of three that are located within the city of Lake Elsinore. The Lake Elsinore firehouse participates in community events throughout the year. One of the most well known is the "Spark Of Love Toy Drive" held during the holidays.
Lake Elsinore Cultural Center 183 N Main St, Lake Elsinore, CA92530 Located in the heart of the historical district in downtown Lake Elsinore, the Cultural Center hosts city council…More meeting, planning commission meetings, town meetings and cultural events.