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Box Springs, California
Box Springs Reserve, named after Box Springs
Box Springs Reserve, named after Box Springs
Box Springs, California is located in California
Box Springs, California
Box Springs, California
Location in California
Country United States
State California
County Riverside
1,506 ft (459 m)
Time zone UTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 951
FIPS code 06-06065
GNIS feature ID 1660366

The Box Spring is a spring in Riverside County, California, around which grew the town of Box Springs. It is in the Moreno Valley, five miles (8.0 km) east-southeast of downtown Riverside on Interstate 215/State Route 60 (the Moreno Valley Freeway). Box Springs is named on the 7.5 quadrangle map, Riverside East (1967).


Although it is now a somewhat overlooked water source, part of the Moreno Valley gets its water supply from the Box Springs Mutual Water Company, fed by Box Springs; the water company was set up in the 1920s and currently distributes water to 430 acres (170 ha) with 600 hook-ups/connections.

The community has an elementary school called Box Springs Elementary School, which is part of the Moreno Valley Unified School District.

In 2018, construction had commenced in the Box Springs area on a 125-unit multifamily project called Continental Village, as well as a 266-unit project, Oak Park apartments.

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