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Welcome to Echo Lake ...

Echo Lake is located in El Dorado County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Echo Lake: Echo Lk.

Echo Lake is 7,530 feet [2,295 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Echo Lake is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Echo Lake is located in the (530) area code.

The ZIP code for Echo Lake: 95721<3>

Websites for Echo Lake ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.eldoradocounty.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Echo Lake, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Echo Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Echo Lake - they are located in Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Washington (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Echo Lake.

Communities near Echo Lake ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Echo Lake.

  • South Lake Tahoe [El Dorado County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Lake Tahoe
    • South Lake Tahoe [El Dorado County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Echo Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,847 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Lake Tahoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Lake Tahoe<5>
  • Twin Bridges [El Dorado County]
  • Strawberry [El Dorado County]
  • Tallac Village [El Dorado County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallac Village
    • Tallac Village [El Dorado County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Echo Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallac Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallac Village
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Al Tahoe [El Dorado County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Al Tahoe
      • Al Tahoe [El Dorado County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Echo Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Al Tahoe
    • Sorensens [Alpine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sorensens
      • Sorensens [Alpine County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Echo Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sorensens
    • Kirkwood [Alpine County]
    • Edgewood [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewood
      • Edgewood [Douglas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Echo Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgewood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood
    • Stateline [Douglas County]
    • Tahoe Village [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tahoe Village
      • Tahoe Village [Douglas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Echo Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tahoe Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tahoe Village

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 Echo Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Echo Lake.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Echo Lake. 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 Echo Lake.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Echo Lake ...

Looking for more information about Echo Lake? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Echo Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Echo Lake.

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About El Dorado County

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

The official website for El Dorado County: www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including El Dorado, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Echo Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Echo Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Echo Lake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Echo Lake) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Echo Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Echo LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Echo Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8342, Longitude: -120.0440    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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