Riverside, California

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Riverside is a city in, and the county seat of, Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.wikipedia
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Riverside County, California

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Riverside is a city in, and the county seat of, Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.
The name was derived from the city of Riverside, which is the county seat.

The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

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It is the birthplace of the California citrus industry and home of the Mission Inn, the largest Mission Revival Style building in the United States.
The Mission Inn, now known as The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, is a historic landmark hotel in downtown Riverside, California.

Riverside National Cemetery

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It is also home to the Riverside National Cemetery.
Riverside National Cemetery (RNC) is a cemetery located in Riverside, California, dedicated to the interment of United States military personnel.

Santa Ana River

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It is named for its location beside the Santa Ana River.
Many cities established during this time including Santa Ana, Riverside and Anaheim derived their names from the river.

Fox Performing Arts Center

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Other attractions in Riverside include the Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, which houses exhibits and artifacts of local history, the California Museum of Photography, the California Citrus State Historic Park, and the Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree, the last of the two original navel orange trees in California.
The Riverside Fox Theater, also known as the Fox Performing Arts Center, was built in 1929, and is a Spanish Colonial Revival style building in the heart of downtown Riverside, California.

Riverside Sports Complex

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The university also hosts the Riverside Sports Complex.
The Riverside Sports Complex, in Riverside, California, is the home field of the University of California, Riverside baseball team.

Washington navel orange tree (Riverside, California)

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Other attractions in Riverside include the Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, which houses exhibits and artifacts of local history, the California Museum of Photography, the California Citrus State Historic Park, and the Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree, the last of the two original navel orange trees in California.
The Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree is a tree grown by Mrs. Eliza Tibbets in Riverside, California in 1873 in Riverside County, California.

Eliza Tibbets

The first orange trees were planted in 1871, with the citrus industry Riverside is famous for beginning three years later (1874) when Eliza Tibbets received three Brazilian navel orange trees sent to her by a personal friend, William Saunders who was a horticulturist at the United States Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. The trees came from Bahia, Brazil.
Eliza Tibbets (born Eliza Maria Lovell; 1823–1898) was among early American settlers and founders of Riverside, California; she was an activist in Washington, D.C. for progressive social causes, including freedmen's rights and universal suffrage before going to the West Coast.

List of United States cities by population

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Riverside is the 59th most populous city in the United States and 12th most populous city in California.

John W. North

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In the wake of its failure, John W. North purchased some of its land and formed the Southern California Colony Association to promote the area's development.
He was the founder of the cities of Northfield, Minnesota and Riverside, California, where John W. North High School and the John W. North Water Treatment Plant are located and named after him.

California

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Riverside is a city in, and the county seat of, Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

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Other attractions in Riverside include the Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, which houses exhibits and artifacts of local history, the California Museum of Photography, the California Citrus State Historic Park, and the Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree, the last of the two original navel orange trees in California.
The Riverside Metropolitan Museum, or RMM, is a history, anthropological, and natural science museum located in the historic Mission Inn District of Riverside, California, United States.

Mount Rubidoux

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The elevation of downtown Riverside is 860 ft. Hills within the city limits include Mount Rubidoux, a city landmark and tourist attraction.
Mount Rubidoux is a mountain just west of downtown in the city of Riverside, California, United States, that has been designated a city park and landmark.

Greater Los Angeles

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It is also part of the Greater Los Angeles area.
Despite being primarily suburban, the Inland Empire is also home to important warehousing, shipping, logistics and retail industries, centered on the subregion's major cities of Riverside, San Bernardino and Ontario.

Inland Empire

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Riverside is a city in, and the county seat of, Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.
Rivalries between Colton, Redlands, Riverside and San Bernardino over the location of the county seat in the 1890s caused each of them to form their own civic communities, each with their own newspapers.

Mission Revival architecture

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It is the birthplace of the California citrus industry and home of the Mission Inn, the largest Mission Revival Style building in the United States.
Located in Riverside, it has been restored, with tours of the style's expression.

California Citrus State Historic Park

Other attractions in Riverside include the Fox Performing Arts Center, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, which houses exhibits and artifacts of local history, the California Museum of Photography, the California Citrus State Historic Park, and the Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree, the last of the two original navel orange trees in California.
The California Citrus State Historic Park is in the city of Riverside in Riverside County, California, United States.

Moreno Valley, California

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March Joint Air Reserve Base borders Riverside on the east serving as a divider between the city and Moreno Valley.
The city is closely tied to Riverside, California, the county seat and largest city in the county, which borders Moreno Valley directly to the west.

California Silk Center Association

In the 1860s, Louis Prevost launched the California Silk Center Association, a short-lived experiment in sericulture.
It founded what is now the city of Riverside, California.

Arlington, California

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These neighborhoods include Airport, Alessandro Heights, Arlanza, Arlington, Arlington Heights, Arlington South, Canyon Crest, Casa Blanca, Downtown, Eastside, Grand, Hawarden Hills, Hillside Hunter Industrial Park, La Sierra, La Sierra Acres, La Sierra Hills, La Sierra South, Magnolia Center, Mission Grove, Northside, Orangecrest, Presidential Park, Ramona, Sycamore Canyon Park, Sycamore Canyon Springs, University, Victoria and Wood Streets.
Arlington is a community about seven miles southwest of Riverside, California that is part of the Inland Empire, which is east of the Los Angeles and Orange County metropolitan areas.

Fairmount Park (Riverside, California)

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At the entrance to Riverside from the 60 freeway sits Fairmount Park.
Fairmount Park is a park in Riverside, California, designated by the Riverside Cultural Heritage Board as Landmark No.69.

University of California, Riverside Botanic Gardens

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The UCR Botanical Gardens contains 40 acre of unusual plants, with four miles (6 km) of walking trails.
The Gardens are located in the eastern foothills of the Box Springs Mountain on the University of California, Riverside campus in Riverside, California, US.

Rubidoux, California

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This foothill is the dividing line between the town of Rubidoux and the city of Riverside.
Like much of the fast-growing Inland Empire Metropolitan Area, Rubidoux is rapidly changing from a rural area of quarries and dairy farms to an exurb of Riverside.

Canyon Crest Heights, California

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These neighborhoods include Airport, Alessandro Heights, Arlanza, Arlington, Arlington Heights, Arlington South, Canyon Crest, Casa Blanca, Downtown, Eastside, Grand, Hawarden Hills, Hillside Hunter Industrial Park, La Sierra, La Sierra Acres, La Sierra Hills, La Sierra South, Magnolia Center, Mission Grove, Northside, Orangecrest, Presidential Park, Ramona, Sycamore Canyon Park, Sycamore Canyon Springs, University, Victoria and Wood Streets.
Canyon Crest is one of the largest and most diverse neighborhoods of Riverside.

Box Springs Mountain

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Three notable hills are in Riverside's scenic landscape: Box Springs Mountain, Evans (Jurupa) Hill and Tecolote Hill; all of which are preserved open spaces.
The mountain is east of downtown Riverside, and northwest of Moreno Valley, a partial border between the two large cities.