Mission Viejo, California

city in Orange County, California, United States

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. At the 2020 count, 93,653 people lived there.[6]

Mission Viejo, California
Clockwise from top: Lake Mission Viejo, Olympiad Rd, Mission Viejo Library, Oso Creek, Mission Viejo City Hall
Flag of Mission Viejo, California
Official seal of Mission Viejo, California
Motto: 
"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°35′49″N 117°39′30″W / 33.59694°N 117.65833°W / 33.59694; -117.65833
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyOrange
IncorporatedMarch 31, 1988[2]
Area
 • City18.03 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
 • City93,653
 • Rank81st in California
 • Density5,344.64/sq mi (2,047.51/km2)
 • Urban
646,843 (US: 65th)[4]
 • Urban density3,953.0/sq mi (1,526.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
92691–92692, 92694
Area code949
FIPS code06-48256
GNIS feature IDs1661045, 2411123
Websitecityofmissionviejo.org

References

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  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. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  4. United States Census Bureau (December 29, 2022). "2020 Census Qualifying Urban Areas and Final Criteria Clarifications". Federal Register.
  5. "Mission Viejo". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved February 11, 2015.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Mission Viejo (city) QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 March 2022.