Placerville, El Dorado County, California

Placerville: City in California


Placerville is a city located in the county of El Dorado in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,389. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,077 inhabitants.

The city was created 168 years ago in 1854.

Quick Facts about Placerville

Population : 11,077 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : El Dorado County
Postal code : 95667
Phone Area Codes : 530
Water as percent of area : 0.01%
Land as percent of area : 99.99%
Altitude : 6,125 feet / 1867 meters
Capital city : Placerville is capital of El Dorado County
Establishment : May 05, 1854 (168 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 19:01:07 (2nd February 2023)
Population growth : 6.21% (2010-2020)
Placerville locator map
Location of Placerville on California map.
2009-0724-ElDoradoCtyCrt image
2009-0724-ElDoradoCtyCrt image


Placerville is located at 38°43'47"N 120°47'55"W (38.7296300, -120.7985500).

Placerville map


The population of Placerville increased by 6.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,389 - census
2011 10,436 0.45% estimation process
2012 10,445 0.09% estimation process
2013 10,562 1.11% estimation process
2014 10,674 1.05% estimation process
2015 10,762 0.82% estimation process
2016 10,810 0.44% estimation process
2017 11,020 1.91% estimation process
2018 11,064 0.4% estimation process
2019 11,175 0.99% estimation process
2020 11,077 -0.88% estimation process

Placerville zip code is 95667. County name: El Dorado, County fips: 06017

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People born in Placerville (18)

People born in Placerville, including politician John Thomas Dunlop, actor George Hernandez, rower James Blair, .


  • Douglas M. Stone (United States Marine Corps general)
  • Temptress (American movie actress) she was born in 18/04/1977
  • Shane Barnard he was born in 14/01/1976
  • Mark Giambruno (American animator) he was born in 01/01/1957
  • M. Evelyn McCormick (American artist) she was born in 02/12/1862
  • Jerry Freeman (Major League Baseball first baseman) he was born in 26/12/1879
  • Michael Raffetto (actor, radio (1899-1990)) he was born in 30/12/1899
  • Connor Rains (American-football player (1992-)) he was born in 25/03/1992
  • Frederick M. Combellack (American classical philologist) he was born in 30/05/1906
  • Elizabeth Fleischman (American radiographer) she was born in 01/01/1867
  • Lloyd Raffetto (American ice cream innovator, entrepreneur, banker from Placerville) he was born in 01/01/1897
  • John Augustus Raffetto Jr. (American entrepreneur and banker from Placerville) he was born in 01/01/1908
  • Ron Carlson (American filmmaker) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • Mary Orenda Pollard (American teacher, principal, journalist and botanical collector) she was born in 12/10/1873
  • Ava Vincent (American movie actress) she was born in 29/09/1975

Schools in Placerville

College & universities near Placerville, CA

Code Name City ZIP
447953 SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary El Dorado Hills (CA) 95762
444219 Folsom Lake College Folsom (CA) 95630
123341 Sierra College Rocklin (CA) 95677-3397
371964 National Career Education Citrus Heights (CA) 95610
112181 Citrus Heights Beauty College Citrus Heights (CA) 95610-1410

Stations (24)

Amtrak & bus stations near Placerville, CA

Code Name Address Type
PCV Placerville, California Mosquito Rd. and Clay St. BUS
ARN Auburn 277 Nevada St. at Fulweiler St. RAIL
RLN Rocklin Rocklin Rd. and Railroad Ave. RAIL
RSV Roseville station 201 Pacific Street RAIL
COX Colfax 99 Railroad St. at Church St. RAIL

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in El Dorado County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in El Dorado County , CA.

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
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

Distance to Other Cities

Placerville distances to largest California cities