Scripps Ranch Community

LOCATION: Scripps Ranch is an inland/coastal, temperate neighborhood located 10 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. The community is just east of Interstate 15, south of Interstate 56 and Poway and north of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.

HOUSING: Scripps Ranch is known as a picturesque, quiet and safe residential community with a variety of neighborhoods. They range from affluent subdivisions with large lots and executive homes to moderately priced single-family homes, condominiums and apartments. There is something for just about everyone in Scripps Ranch.

HISTORY: Scripps Ranch was named for the original owner of the property, E.W. Scripps, the newspaper tycoon. He purchased 2,100 acres of land in the 1890's and named it Scripps Miramar Ranch. The property was very remote at the time and he had a very impressive mansion built.

Present day Scripps Ranch is very different. The first 100 homes were built in the community in the 1970's as part of a new little bedroom community.
Today, there are more than 7,500 homes in the area, most of which are single-family residences. It is a very desirable place to live with warm, sunny days and coastal breezes.

WEATHER/CLIMATE: The warmest month - August. The coolest month - December. The month with the most precipitation - January.

RECREATION: Scripps Ranch offers many parks, sports fields, trails, playgrounds, lakes and ponds for the community to enjoy. TMiramar Lakewo notable places in the community are the Scripps Ranch Community Recreation Center and Miramar Lake. Miramar Lake is a popular place for walkers, joggers, bikes and fishing. There is also a farmers market every Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the intersection of Spring Canyon Road and Scripps Poway Parkway.


Elementary: Miramar Ranch, Jerabek, E.B. Scripps, Dingman

Middle School: Thurgood Marshall

High School: Scripps Ranch High School

Universities: Alliant International University

COMMUNITY INFORMATION: Scripps Ranch has an active civic association and publishes a community newsletter delivered to all residents monthly. More information on this group can be found at .

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