Introduction to Calimesa, California
Calimesa was formed from portions of San Diego and San Bernardino Counties and was named after City of Riverside, California. The Serrano and Cahuilla Native Americans originally inhabited the area. The city's name was formed by combining the Spanish word 'Mesa' and 'California.' The city was incorporated in December of 1990.
Calimesa and nearby Attractions
- San Jacinto Valley Museum
- Historical Glass Museum
- Kimberly Crest House and Gardens
- Pine Cove County Park
- Yucaipa Regional Park
- Double Butte County Park
Things To Do In Calimesa
The Glen Helen Regional Park, the Box Springs Mountain Regional Park, Yucaipa Regional Park and Pine Cove County Park are all accessible from Calimesa. Local museums include the Gilman Historic Ranch & Wagon Museum, the Perris Valley Historical Museum and the Riverside Metropolitan Museum. The First Baptist Church of Calimesa and the Calvary Baptist Church are the local houses of worship.
San Bernardino International is the nearest major airport.
Calimesa Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Mount San Jacinto College, Crafton Hills College or at San Bernardino Valley College.