On June 3, 2008, the residents of the communities encompassing the City of Menifee voted to incorporate Menifee into Riverside County's 26th city. The new City of Menifee was officially established on October 1, 2008.Menifee, California is a city in southwestern Riverside County, California. Located nearly 8 miles north of Murrieta, the city is roughly 50 square miles in size and has an elevation of 1,424 feet. As of 2016 its population is about 89,004. The incorporated City of Menifee includes the communities of Menifee, Sun City, Quail Valley, Paloma Valley and portions of Romoland.
This business-friendly city is investing more than $100 million in infrastructure and traffic improvement projects over the next five years and has a growing population, with a median age of 38 years, clamoring for amenities in their own community. As more developers are discovering this unique situation, Menifee is buzzing as the new hot spot in Riverside County