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Welcome to Placerville ...

The city of Placerville is located in Boise County<1>.

The pronunciation of Placerville: PLASS-ur-vil<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Placerville has a population of 58 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Placerville.

Placerville is 4,290 feet [1,308 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Placerville is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Placerville lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Placerville is within the boundaries of the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Placerville: 83666<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Placerville had an population of 58 people. This is an increase of 9.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Placerville had a population of 53 people. This makes Placerville the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 53 people, the population of Placerville decreased 11.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 60 people).

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

Communities Also Named Placerville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Placerville - they are located in California, Colorado and Nevada.

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

Communities near Placerville ...

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

  • Horseshoe Bend [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe Bend
    • Horseshoe Bend [Boise County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Placerville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 822 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseshoe Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseshoe Bend
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horseshoe Bend<8>
  • Idaho City [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idaho City
    • Idaho City [Boise County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Placerville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 480 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Idaho City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idaho City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Idaho City<8>
  • Crouch [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crouch
    • Crouch [Boise County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Placerville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crouch have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crouch
  • Grimes Pass [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grimes Pass
    • Grimes Pass [Boise County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Placerville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimes Pass
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garden Valley [Boise County]
    • Banks [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
      • Banks [Boise County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Placerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banks<8>
    • Brownlee [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownlee
      • Brownlee [Boise County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Placerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownlee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownlee
    • Lowman [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowman
      • Lowman [Boise County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Placerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowman have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowman<8>
    • Montour [Gem County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montour
      • Montour [Gem County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Placerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montour have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montour
    • Sweet [Gem 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 Placerville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Placerville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Placerville ...

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

Adding Placerville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Placerville 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 Placerville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Placerville on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Idaho (1949).

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

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About Boise County

About Idaho

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

The official website for Boise County: www.co.boise.id.us/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Boise, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Placerville. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Placerville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Placerville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Placerville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Placerville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Placerville) 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 Placerville. 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 PlacervilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Placerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9430, Longitude: -115.9474    
<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.
<8>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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