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Motor City, California

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Welcome to Motor City ...

Motor City is located in El Dorado County<1>.

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

Motor City is 2,320 feet [707 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Motor City is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Motor City: (530)

Websites for Motor City ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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

Communities near Motor City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Motor City.

  • Placerville [El Dorado County]
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    • Placerville [El Dorado County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Motor City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,077 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Placerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Placerville<5>
  • Plymouth [Amador County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
    • Plymouth [Amador County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Motor City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,043 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<5>
  • Sportsman Hall [El Dorado County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sportsman Hall
    • Sportsman Hall [El Dorado County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Motor City
  • Tiger Lily [El Dorado County]
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    • Tiger Lily [El Dorado County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Motor City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tiger Lily
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Diamond Springs [El Dorado County]
    • Pleasant Valley [El Dorado County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
      • Pleasant Valley [El Dorado County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Motor City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • El Dorado [El Dorado County]
    • Somerset [El Dorado County]
    • Pollock Pines [El Dorado County]
    • Coloma [El Dorado County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Motor City ...

Looking for more information about Motor City? 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 Motor City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Motor City.

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

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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 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Motor City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Motor City) 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 Motor City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Motor CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Motor City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7338, Longitude: -120.7405       In this case, the coordinates for Motor City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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