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Welcome to Dollar Point ...

Dollar Point is located in Placer County<1>.

The location of Dollar Point has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Dollar Point: Dollar Pt.

Dollar Point is 6,480 feet [1,975 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Dollar Point is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Dollar Point lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Dollar Point lies within the (530) area code.

Communities near Dollar Point ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dollar Point.

  • Carson City
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • South Lake Tahoe
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Truckee
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Tahoe City
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Tahoe Vista
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Brockway
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Kings Beach
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Crystal Bay
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Tahoe Pines
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tahoe Pines
    • Tahoe Pines is located in Placer County
  • Homewood
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dollar Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dollar Point.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dollar Point. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Dollar Point.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dollar Point. See our Newspapers Page for Dollar Point.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dollar Point ...

Looking for more information about Dollar Point? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dollar Point, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dollar Point.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dollar Point. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Placer County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Placer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dollar Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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