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Plymouth, California

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Welcome to Plymouth ...

The city of Plymouth is located in Amador County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Plymouth has a population of 1,034 people<2> (see below for details).

Plymouth was established in 1853 and was incorporated February 8, 1917.

The community of Plymouth is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Plymouth is within the boundaries of the (209) area code.

The ZIP code for Plymouth: 95669<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plymouth had an population of 1,034 people. This is an increase of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plymouth had a population of 1,005 people. This makes Plymouth the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,005 people, the population of Plymouth increased 2.55% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 980 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Plymouth.

Communities Also Named Plymouth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 38 communities that are also named Plymouth - they are located in Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (3), Kansas (3), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (3), Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Plymouth ...

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

  • Placerville [El Dorado County]
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    • Placerville [El Dorado County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Plymouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,077 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Placerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Placerville<6>
  • Ione [Amador County]
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    • Ione [Amador County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Plymouth
    • 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<6>
  • Jackson [Amador County]
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    • Jackson [Amador County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Plymouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,973 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
  • Sutter Creek [Amador County]
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    • Sutter Creek [Amador County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Plymouth
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Amador City [Amador County]
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      • Amador City [Amador County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Plymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 199 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amador City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amador City<6>
    • Fiddletown [Amador County]
    • River Pines [Amador County]
    • Martell [Amador County]
    • Mount Aukum [El Dorado County]
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      • Mount Aukum [El Dorado County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Plymouth
      • Mount Aukum has also been known as:
      • Aukum Fork
      • Aukum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Aukum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Aukum<6>
    • May [Amador County] - Historic
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      • May [Amador County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Plymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for May have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plymouth ...

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

Adding Plymouth to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Plymouth in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Plymouth was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Plymouth on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Plymouth on our Genealogy Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Amador, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Plymouth.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plymouth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Plymouth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Plymouth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Plymouth) 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 Plymouth. 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 PlymouthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plymouth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4811, Longitude: -120.8479    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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