Notable Residents

Dave Mustaine
Co-founder, guitarist, and lead singer of Megadeth (and former original lead guitarist for Metallica), Mustaine had a grand ten acre country estate in South Fallbrook.

Jason Mraz
Mraz is a top selling recording artist and singer/songwriter.  San Diego Magazine reported that “When he’s not on the road, Mraz chills at his home in North County, near Fallbrook, surrounded by avocado trees and assorted artist friends.”

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott
The couple purchased a bed & breakfast and lived part-time in Fallbrook 2007 – 2009.

Phillip Agassi
(Brother of tennis star Andre Agassi). Former resident Philip Agassi played host to Andre & Steffi (Graf), their kids (along with their Hollywood friends) at his Morro Hills hide-away.

Duke Snider
Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder who played 18 years in the Major Leagues, primarily with the Dodgers (both in Brooklyn and Los Angeles). He later did stints as a Montreal Expo and San Diego Padres play by play announcer. Over the years, he became a Fallbrook fixture, a local businessman, Hollywood actor, and avocado grower. He was a resident of Fallbrook for more than 50 years. He passed away in 2011.

T. Jefferson Parker
Edgar award winning mystery writer lives in and occasionally writes about Fallbrook, CA. Parker’s first novel, Laguna Heat was made into an HBO movie.  “T. Jefferson Parker is a powerhouse writer”, says the New York Times. For more on Parker visit his BookReporter Bio.

Frank Capra
One of the world’s most influential directors, Frank Capra (It’s a Wonderful Life, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington), owned a ranch in Fallbrook. At his death, he donated a portion of this 1,100-acre (4 sq km) estate to CalTech.

Over the years, other celebrities have had homes in Fallbrook including Martin Milner (Adam 12, Route 66), Henry Fonda, John Barrymore, Lon Chaney, Liberace and Earle Stanley Gardner.


Fallbrook Union Elementary School District

FUESD website

Fallbrook Street School (Grades K-6) • 405 W. Fallbrook Street, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-731-4000
Iowa Street School (Grades K-8) • 321 N. Iowa Street, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-731-5440
Maie Ellis Elementary (Grades K-3) • 400 W. Elder Street, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-731-4300
La Paloma Elementary School (Grades K-6) • 300 Heald Lane, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-731-4220
Live Oak Elementary School (Grades K-6) • 1978 Reche Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-731-4430
Mary Fay Pendleton School (Grades K-7) • 110 Marine Drive, Camp Pendleton, CA 92058 • 760-731-4050
San Onofre Elementary School (Grades K-8) • 200 Pate Road, San Clemente, CA 92672 • 760-731-4360
William H. Frazier Elementary School (Grades K-6) • 1835 Gum Tree Lane, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-723-6770
Potter Junior High School (Grades 7-8) • 1743 Reche Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-731-4150

Fallbrook Union High School District

FUHSD website

Fallbrook High School (Grades 9-12) • 2400 S. Stage Coach Lane, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-723-6405
Ivy High School (Ages 16-18) • 1056 Winterhaven Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-723-6395
Oasis High School • 2208 S. Stage Coach Lane, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-723-1886

Private schools

Fallbrook Montessori School (PK-6) • 127 W. Elder Street, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-728-4754
St. Peter’s Catholic School (PK-8) • 450 S. Stage Coach Lane, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-728-6961
Zion Lutheran School (PK-8) • 1405 E. Fallbrook Street, Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-723-3500
St. Stephen Lutheran School (K-8) • 1636 E. Mission Rd., Fallbrook, CA 92028 • 760-728-6814

Shopping and Essential Services

The heart of the community and the region is Fallbrook’s historic town center. For generations, the Village has served area farmers, ranchers, and residents. Today, most basic and essential services can be found within the Village of Fallbrook or in the more recently developed Bonsall shopping district (River Village) adjacent to South Fallbrook. Restaurants, banks, groceries, law offices, accountants, doctors, auto repair, etc are all within minutes of most residential enclaves in Fallbrook.

Essential Services

Tri-City Medical Center – (760) 724-8411
Palomar Medical Center – (760) 739-3000
Temecula Valley Hospital – (951) 331-2200

Fire – North County Fire Protection District – Fallbrook Office (760) 723-2005 (in emergency call 911)
Police – San Diego County Sheriff – Fallbrook Substation (760) 451-3100 (in emergency call 911)

Population Statistics

Fallbrook (for the zipcode area of 92028 including the Village of Fallbrook and outlying areas):
Population as of 2021: 48,736

Latest Census Data For Fallbrook

Other Resources

County Of San Diego Community Plan Area Website for Fallbrook
County of San Diego Land Use Map
City-Data Page on Fallbrook
Tom Chester Area Info Website (outdated but useful, often hard to find information on region)
Fallbrook Land Conservancy
Fallbrook Beautification Alliance
Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce
Fallbrook Airpark
Historic Route 395 Information
Fallbrook Vacation Rentals  – Guest Houses, Cottages by the day, week, or month

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