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Welcome to Strawberry ...

Strawberry is located in El Dorado County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Strawberry, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1924.

Strawberry is 5,730 feet [1,747 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Strawberry is about 1 mile [or 1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Strawberry lies within the (209) area code.

Websites for Strawberry ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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

Communities Also Named Strawberry ...

While we believe that this Strawberry is located in El Dorado County, we know of another 2 California communities named Strawberry. Those communities are located in the following counties: Marin and Tuolumne County.

Beyond California, there are 15 communities that are also named Strawberry - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (2), Arkansas (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, South Carolina (2) and Utah.

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

Communities near Strawberry ...

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

  • South Lake Tahoe
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Echo Lake
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Fallen Leaf
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Kirkwood
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Kit Carson
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Kyburz
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Tallac Village
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallac Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallac Village
    • Tallac Village is located in El Dorado County
  • Al Tahoe
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Al Tahoe
    • Al Tahoe is located in El Dorado County
  • Sorensens
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sorensens
    • Sorensens is located in Alpine County
  • White Hall
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Hall
    • White Hall is located in 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 Strawberry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Strawberry.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Strawberry ...

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

Adding Strawberry to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Strawberry was on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Strawberry.

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

The official website for El Dorado County:

The official website for State of California:

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 Strawberry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.


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