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Welcome to Mount Aukum ...

Mount Aukum is located in El Dorado County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Aukum: Mt. Aukum

The community of Mount Aukum has also been called Aukum Fork. and Aukum. For more information about the names of Mount Aukum, see The Names of Mount Aukum on our Genealogy Page.

Mount Aukum is 2,150 feet [655 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Mount Aukum is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Mount Aukum: (530)

The ZIP code for Mount Aukum: 95656<3>

Websites for Mount Aukum ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.eldoradocounty.org/

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

Communities near Mount Aukum ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Aukum.

  • Placerville [El Dorado County]
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    • Placerville [El Dorado County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Mount Aukum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,077 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Placerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Placerville<5>
  • Ione [Amador County]
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    • Ione [Amador County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Aukum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,326 people
    • Former names for Ione:
    • Bedbug
    • Freeze Out
    • Hardscrabble
    • Ione City
    • Ione Valley
    • Jone City
    • Jone Valley
    • Rickeyville
    • Woosterville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ione
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ione<5>
  • Jackson [Amador County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson [Amador County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Mount Aukum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,973 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<5>
  • Sutter Creek [Amador County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutter Creek
    • Sutter Creek [Amador County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Mount Aukum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,688 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutter Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutter Creek<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Plymouth [Amador County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Amador County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Aukum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,043 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<5>
    • Amador City [Amador County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amador City
      • Amador City [Amador County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Aukum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 199 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amador City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amador City<5>
    • Fair Play [El Dorado County]
    • Somerset [El Dorado County]
    • Pleasant Valley [El Dorado County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
      • Pleasant Valley [El Dorado County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Mount Aukum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Volcano [Amador 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 Mount Aukum. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Aukum.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Aukum ...

Looking for more information about Mount Aukum? 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 Mount Aukum, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Aukum.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Aukum. 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 Mount Aukum - 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 Mount Aukum). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Aukum 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Aukum) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Aukum. 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 Mount AukumOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Aukum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5569, Longitude: -120.7263    
<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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