South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County, California

South Lake Tahoe: City in California


South Lake Tahoe is a city located in the county of El Dorado in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,403. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 22,847 inhabitants.

The city was created 57 years ago in 1965.

Quick Facts about South Lake Tahoe

Population : 22,847 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : El Dorado County
Postal code : 96150
Phone Area Codes : 530
Water as percent of area : 38.8%
Land as percent of area : 61.2%
Altitude : 6,237 feet / 1901 meters
Establishment : November 11, 1965 (57 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 07:58:31 (28th March 2023)
Population growth : 6.32% (2010-2020)
South Lake Tahoe locator map
Location of South Lake Tahoe on California map.
South Lake Tahoe Skyline image
South Lake Tahoe Skyline
South Lake Tahoe Skyline image


South Lake Tahoe is located at 38°55'60"N 119°59'4"W (38.9332400, -119.9843500).

South Lake Tahoe map


The population of South Lake Tahoe increased by 6.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,403 - census
2011 21,376 -0.13% estimation process
2012 21,292 -0.39% estimation process
2013 21,360 0.32% estimation process
2014 21,512 0.71% estimation process
2015 21,722 0.97% estimation process
2016 21,761 0.18% estimation process
2017 21,943 0.83% estimation process
2018 22,052 0.49% estimation process
2019 22,197 0.65% estimation process
2020 22,847 2.85% estimation process

South Lake Tahoe zip code is 96150. County name: El Dorado, County fips: 06017

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People born in South Lake Tahoe (13)

People born in South Lake Tahoe, including snowboarder Shaun Palmer, real estate broker Wisi Betschart, freestyle skier Maddie Bowman, .


  • Jamie Anderson (American snowboarder) she was born in 13/09/1990
  • Bob Ayrault (American baseball player) he was born in 27/04/1966
  • Bob Regan (American songwriter) he was born in 01/01/1948
  • Garrett McIntyre (National Football League player) he was born in 26/11/1984
  • Jamie Little (American sportscaster) she was born in 09/04/1978
  • Jerod Haase (American basketball coach) he was born in 01/04/1974
  • Leon Abravanel (Soccer) he was born in 08/07/1986
  • Tim Pugh (American baseball player) he was born in 26/01/1967
  • Travis Cabral (American freestyle skier) he was born in 23/09/1983
  • Savannah Kooyman (American artistic gymnast) she was born in 22/08/1998

Schools in South Lake Tahoe

College & universities near South Lake Tahoe, CA

Code Name City ZIP
117195 Lake Tahoe Community College South Lake Tahoe (CA) 96150
182564 Western Nevada College Carson City (NV) 89703-7399
182458 Sierra Nevada College Incline Village (NV) 89451

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near South Lake Tahoe, CA

Code Name Address Type
SLT South Lake Tahoe, California 1000 Emerald Bay Road BUS
SLH Stateline Transit Center, California 4114 Lake Tahoe Blvd BUS
SLN Stateline, NV 169 Highway 50 BUS
TRU Truckee station 10065 Donner Pass Road RAIL
SOD Soda Springs, California 22002 Donner Pass Rd. BUS

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
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

Distance to Other Cities

South Lake Tahoe distances to largest California cities