El Dorado County, California

El Dorado County: County in California, United States

About

El Dorado County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 181,058 and a population density of 39 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 192,925 inhabitants. Its county seat is Placerville. The county was created 173 years ago in 1849.

El Dorado County locator map
Location of El Dorado County on California map.

Quick Facts about El Dorado County

Population : 192,925 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
Postal code : 95762
Area : 4631 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.31%
Land as percent of area : 95.69%
Named for : El Dorado
Altitude : 2,936 feet / 895 meters
Capital : Placerville
Establishment : January 01, 1850
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 06:24:55 (6th December 2023)
Density : 42 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.15% (2010-2020)
Seal of El Dorado County  California seal image
Seal of El Dorado County California
Seal of El Dorado County  California seal image

Geography

El Dorado County is located at 38°46'43"N 120°31'29"W (38.7787400, -120.5246500). It has 5 neighbors: Alpine County, Amador County, Placer County, Sacramento County and Douglas County.

El Dorado County map

The largest city of El Dorado County is South Lake Tahoe with a population of 22,847. Other cities include and Placerville population 11,077. See all El Dorado County cities & populated places.

El Dorado County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in El Dorado County.

City Name Population Title
El Dorado Hills 42,108 Census-designated place in El Dorado County, California
South Lake Tahoe 22,847 City in California
Cameron Park 18,228 Census designated place
Placerville 11,077 City in California
Diamond Springs 11,037 Census-designated place in El Dorado County, California
Pollock Pines 6,871 Census designated place
Shingle Springs 4,432 Census-designated place in El Dorado County, California

El Dorado County has 5 neighbours.

  • Placerville

Demographics

The population of El Dorado County increased by 6.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 181,058 - census
2011 180,936 -0.07% estimation process
2012 180,575 -0.2% estimation process
2013 181,481 0.5% estimation process
2014 183,108 0.89% estimation process
2015 184,569 0.79% estimation process
2016 185,976 0.76% estimation process
2017 188,679 1.43% estimation process
2018 190,746 1.08% estimation process
2019 192,843 1.09% estimation process
2020 192,925 0.04% estimation process

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People born in El Dorado County (3)

People born in El Dorado County, including screenwriter and producer Tim Kring, politician Edward Schulmerich, triathlete, then para-cyclist Jamie Whitmore, .

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