Originally named the Laguna Grande, Lake Elsinore is the largest natural freshwater lake in Southern California and is situated at the lowest point of the San Jacinto River watershed. The town is further bordered by the Elsinore Mountains to the west, which are a part of the Santa Ana Mountain Range. These mountain ranges include the Cleveland National Forest, therefore making it possible for inhabitants of Lake Elsinore to have access to interior locations of a magnificent national park. The Temescal Mountains are east of Lake Elsinore, and Temescal Canyon is to the north. It is easy to see why Lake Elsinore was initially a tourist resort location with its gorgeous views and the fresh waters of its expansive lake.

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Lake Elsinore, a city appropriately named for its location on the shore of a freshwater lake named Lake Elsinore, is a city in western Riverside County in California. The city was established as early as 1888 and was originally a small resort town, taking advantage of the lake's splendid views. Now, the city has a population of 51,000 people, living in lavish neighborhoods on the shores of Lake Elsinore in refined and expensive houses. Homes in Lake Elsinore can be expected to be more expensive than average, given its beautifully memorable lakeside location.

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