Mission Viejo, California

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Mission Viejo, California
20131214-0138 Lake Mission Viejo.JPG
20131228-0445 Mission Viejo.JPG20140801-0027 Olympiad Road.JPG
20140518-0083 Oso Creek.JPGMission Viejo Library.jpg
Clockwise from top: Lake Mission Viejo, Olympiad Rd, Mission Viejo Library, Oso Creek, Mission Viejo City Hall
Official seal of Mission Viejo, California
Seal
Motto(s): 
"Make Living Your Mission"[1]
Location of Mission Viejo within Orange County, California.
Location of Mission Viejo within Orange County, California.
Mission Viejo is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo
Location within the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area
Mission Viejo is located in California
Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo
Location within the State of California
Mission Viejo is located in the United States
Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo
Location within the contiguous United States
Coordinates: 33°36′46″N 117°39′22″W / 33.61278°N 117.65611°W / 33.61278; -117.65611Coordinates: 33°36′46″N 117°39′22″W / 33.61278°N 117.65611°W / 33.61278; -117.65611
Country United States
State California
County Orange
IncorporatedMarch 31, 1988[2]
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorBrian Goodell[3]
 • City ManagerDennis Wilberg[4]
Area
 • Total18.03 sq mi (46.70 km2)
 • Land17.66 sq mi (45.74 km2)
 • Water0.37 sq mi (0.96 km2)  2.12%
Elevation410 ft (125 m)
Population
 • Total93,305
 • Estimate 
(2019)[8]
94,381
 • Rank81st in California
 • Density5,344.64/sq mi (2,063.53/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
92691–92692, 92694
Area code(s)949
FIPS code06-48256
GNIS feature IDs1661045, 2411123
Websitewww.cityofmissionviejo.org

Mission Viejo (/viˈh/) is a suburban city in Orange County, California. It was a planned community, and one of the largest ever built in the United States. It was estimated that 94,381 people lived there in 2019.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "City of Mission Viejo California Website". City of Mission Viejo California Website. Retrieved September 14, 2012.
  2. "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived from the original (Word) on October 17, 2013. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  3. "City Council". City of Mission Viejo. Retrieved December 16, 2016.
  4. "City Hall Information and Directory". City of Mission Viejo. Retrieved December 15, 2014.
  5. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  6. "Mission Viejo". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Mission Viejo (city) QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on December 16, 2011. Retrieved April 12, 2015.
  8. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.