An overview of San Jacinto
The city of San Jacinto is located in Southern California. It is named after Saint Hyacinth and is found at the north end of the San Jacinto Valley. The mountains associated with the valley are the San Jacinto Mountains. The city was founded in 1870, and incorporated on April 9, 1888, making it one of the oldest cities in Riverside County.The area is rich in both Native American and Latino cultural history and is home to the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians who own and operate the Soboba Casino, which is a large tourism draw.
The Anza Trail, one of the first European overland routes to California, named after Juan Bautista de Anza, crossed the valley in the 1770s. Mission padres called the valley San Jacinto, and around 1820 they established an outpost here.
Visitors will find…
a variety of experiences at San Jacinto ranging from world-class paragliding and the historic Estudillo Mansion to a variety of parks and events including the annual Agricultural Festival in the fall.
And to top it off, the fantastic Southern California weather is perfect for Snowbirds wishing to escape the winter cold and enjoy the warmth of the valley.
For more information regarding San Jacinto, please visit http://www.san-jacinto.ca.us/.