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  Placerville History
Placerville is a charming California "gold rush" town named after the placer gold deposits found in its’ river beds and hills in the late 1840’s.
Placerville’s treasured heritage is reflected in the historical, nineteenth century architecture of it’s downtown core.
In addition, Placerville is the County seat and the center of financial, commercial, civic, and Government activity.
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 Placerville, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Placerville is the county seat of El Dorado County, California.
Prior to the discovery of gold in nearby Coloma, California by James W. Marshall in 1849 sparking the California Gold Rush, the small town now known as Placerville was known as Dry Diggins after the manner in which the miners moved cartloads of dry soil to running water to separate the gold from the soil.
At its incorporation Placerville was the third largest town in California.
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 Placerville - California Ghost Town
Placerville, affectionately known as “Old Hangtown”, began as the first of 30 mining camps that sprung up around Coloma where gold was discovered in January of 1848.
Placerville survives today because it is situated on prime transportation route over the Sierras from Sacramento to Nevada.
And Placerville became known as “Hangtown.” A civilizing influence was the result for bad men avoided the town.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/ca/placerville.html   (480 words)

 Placerville California | Placerville CA Hotels Restaurants Travel
The gold rush in California began only 10 miles north of Placerville in Coloma CA and so very early in the gold rush the Placerville area was awash in gold seekers.
Placerville originally was called "Dry Diggins" as were several towns that didn't "pan out" by impatient prospectors.
This California town was eventually renamed Placerville as the town grew in prominence and a more respectable community reputation was desirable.
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 Placerville, California History circa 1883
The city is divided by the intervention of a long narrow strip of property that is only thinly built up, into Upper and Lower Placerville, a little stream, the northern branch of Weber creek is flowing through both parts, its name derived from that of the original town is up to this day, Hangtown creek.
The returns of the general election in 1854 show that at Placerville there were more votes polled than at any other city in the State, with the only exceptions of San Francisco and Sacramento.
Placerville polled more votes than the whole county of San Joaquin, including the town of Stockton.
www.westernlivingcenter.com /history/history-placerville.htm   (1196 words)

Placerville and El Dorado County are located in the heart of California's Gold Rush country, often called the "Mother Lode." El Dorado County is approximately 30 miles east of Sacramento, California's State Capitol and 40 miles west of Carson City, Nevada's State Capitol.
While Coloma north of Placerville credited for the discovery of gold over 150 years ago, Placerville grew rapidly out of the rush from gold fever and today, families and descendants of that era still live in town and operate the stores passed down through generations.
The Placerville News Company has been in the same location since 1912 and and is one example of a family business passed through the generations.
www.beachcalifornia.com /placerville.html   (542 words)

 Placerville California Resource Guide, City or community of Placerville, California Facts, Information, Relocation, ...
The population of Placerville is approximately 10,184 (2005).
The distance from Placerville to Washington DC is 2483 miles.
Placerville is positioned 38.73 degrees north of the equator and 120.79 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /cacountyplacerville.htm   (482 words)

 Oregon-California Trails Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It was incorporated as Placerville in May 1854.
Even before the discovery, California was considered to be rich in minerals.
Towards the end of his life, Marshall was reduced to selling his signature on a card attesting to his status as "the discoverer of gold in California" for 25ยข.
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 Placerville California Hotels | Placerville California Motels
Placerville, California hotels, motels and other travel lodging options are listed below in order of their distance from the center of downtown Placerville.
Placerville, formerly known as Old Dry Diggins and Hangtown, is a charming former Gold Rush village in the Sierra foothills just off Highway 50.
Placerville is an easy, under-an-hour drive from Sacramento, and though quite nearby, it is strikingly different in many ways.
www.trails.com /all-hotels/city-hotel.asp?dest=CA+Placerville   (359 words)

 John Padjen Motorsports - Placerville Speedway
History was made at Placerville Speedway Saturday night before a capacity crowd in the final event of the 2006 racing season.
For much of the season, Placerville’s Scott Russell and his team have been challenged by mechanical difficulties or stricken with hard luck nearly every time they are running strong at Placerville Speedway.
The grandstand at Placerville Speedway was packed Saturday night for the annual “Mountain Democrat Kids Night” event that saw three different drivers score repeat victories in the first of just three remaining races in the El Dorado County New Car Dealers, Hoosier Racing Tires Championship season.
www.johnpadjenmotorsports.com /placerville/index.html   (745 words)

 Placerville Florist $34.95 | Flower Delivery Placerville (CA) | Florists in Placerville, California
The population of Placerville is approximately 8,355 (1990).
Flowerhand.com, a Placerville Florist network and division of Regional Direct.com, LLC is a reliable online flower delivery Placerville florist service available in almost every city and town throughout the state of California.
Our Placerville, California florist directory is provided through a strategic partnership with Regional Direct.com, which has established partnerships with the most reliable, customer service-driven area Placerville florist and florists in California, including Placerville, California.
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 Placerville, California
On a house in Main Street where the gallows stood, a life-sized figure of a "hanged man" can still be seen today.
Today it lies in the middle of a fruit-growing area, where a big "Cherry Carnival" is held in the middle of June, and where the apple harvest is celebrated from September to December, during which period 45 farmers welcome visitors.
Placerville can be used as a base for trips through Mother Lode County.
www.planetware.com /california/placerville-us-ca-pv.htm   (138 words)

 Placerville, California Bed and Breakfast - Placerville B&B from Pamela Lanier
Placerville, CA Luxury in the heart of Gold Country.
Placerville, CA A unique turreted 1901 Queen Anne Victorian located in historic downtown Placerville, featuring, hillside gardens, original woodwork and a history of romance.
Placerville, CA Relax on the 110-ft deck, overlooking the American River.
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 Placerville Vacation Rentals, Hotels, Weather, Map and Attractions
Placerville a clean, picturesque city with a very historic downtown area, (also called “Hangtown.”) History buffs will enjoy taking a walking tour of the town, where landmarks such as the Bell Tower are on display.
Placerville is centrally located to many area attractions such as Apple Hill Ranches, historic Coloma, which was the site of the first gold discovery in the state, and Lake Tahoe.
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www.californiavacation.com /regions/Placerville-California.html   (491 words)

 Travel for Kids: Placerville, California
The town started as a mining camp named "Old Dry Diggings." In 1849, it was called "Hangtown," since "necktie-parties" were the order of the day.
Five years later, things had calmed down a bit and it was renamed "Placerville," associating the town with mining, rather than hanging.
Placerville City Park – Relax at the public swimming pool.
www.travelforkids.com /Funtodo/California/Gold_Country/placerville.htm   (257 words)

 Shafsky House Bed B & B - Placerville, California
This 1902 Queen Anne Victorian bed and breakfast in Placerville's Historic District provides a wonderful taste of rich heritage, both inside and out.
This Placerville home has been preserved by Liquid Siding and LBL windows so it will last another 100 years.
This bright and cheerful room, located on the second floor, is decorated in a relaxing light green decor and offers a whimsical look at the past and present of railroading.
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 Placerville bed and breakfast & inns. Find the perfect Placerville B&B lodging on BedandBreakfast.com.
Blair Sugar Pine Bed and Breakfast - Placerville, CA The James Blair House is a Queen Anne style Victorian built by James and Erla Blair in 1901,...
GlenMorey Country House Bed and Breakfast - Placerville, CA You are invited to enjoy warm Scottish hospitality in the historic Henry S. Morey house, built...
Also noted is the approximate distance from Placerville, California.
www.bedandbreakfast.com /placerville-california.html   (178 words)

 Placerville California Real Estate * Country Homes * Farms * Ranches * Equestrian Property * Vineyards * Wineries
Placerville California is a charming California "gold rush" town
Today Placerville California remains the hub of the Mother Lode.
United Country Hall and Associates, of the Placerville California area can save you time and money in locating real estate for sale throughout El Dorado, Sacramento and Amador Counties.
www.eldoradoamadorrealestate.com   (306 words)

 CheapTickets: Hotel Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
With exceptional meeting facilities and close proximity to many recreational areas, Best Western Placerville Inn is the perfect location for business meetings, retreats, weddings and conferences.
White water rafting, gold panning, fishing, and snow skiing are all within a short distance of the inn.
The Best Western Placerville Inn is located at the south side of Highway 50 at the Missouri Flat Road Exit.
www.cheaptickets.com /App/ViewSpecificHotelLP?masterId=3757   (616 words)

 Placerville, California CA, city profile (El Dorado County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Placerville is a city in El Dorado County, in the Sacramento-Arden-Arcade metro area.
Placerville is in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada
Median rent in Placerville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $556.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=10706   (903 words)

 Placerville, California (Old Hangtown)
Visit California State Historical Landmarks in El Dorado County
The City of Placerville is centrally located between Sacramento, the State Capital, and South Lake Tahoe, world-famous recreation center.
Today, the Bell Tower serves as a gathering place for parades, celebrations, and other Historic Main Street events, many sponsored by the Placerville Downtown Association.
www.visit-eldorado.com /placerville.html   (691 words)

 Relocation Placerville CA California, Moving + Jobs - City Guide
Moving Companies in Placerville, CA At 123Movers.com you will get multiple moving quotes from different movers including Mayflower, Bekins, and other major moving companies as well as smaller independent movers that we have pre-screened.
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 Placerville California Weather, El Dorado County Weather, weather forecasts, current conditions, radar, satellite, ...
Although this site features the City of Placerville and El Dorado County, my overall vision and goal for this site is to offer all the weather tools, maps, and radar needed for any one living in the United States.
This process takes approximately 2 1/2 seconds from the data sensors, to the computer, to be being posted on the internet, which essentially gives you live, real time weather data as it is now happening.
The El Dorado County, Placerville California Weather Station measures, current temperatures, humidity, dew point, "daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly rainfall", barometric pressure, wind speed & direction, & wind gusts, evapotranspiration, along with today's high and low temperatures.
www.eldoradocountyweather.com   (1267 words)

 Coloma, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is approximately 9 miles northwest of Placerville, California.
Coloma is most noted for being the site where James W. Marshall first discovered gold in California, at Sutter's Mill in 1848, leading to the California Gold Rush.
While some people still live in the area, Coloma is considered something of a ghost town, as civic buildings such as the jail have been abandoned and left to decay, and other buildings from its boom era (1847-1852) have been converted into museums and other historical displays.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coloma,_California   (193 words)

 Placerville Bed and Breakfast Inn, Blair Sugar Pine Bed and Breakfast, CA B&B Inn - FindBnB.com
Within an easy stroll of Placerville's Historic Main Street, the romantic 1901 Blair Sugar Pine Bed and Breakfast inn transports you to a kinder, gentler era.
We are within walking distance of Historic Main Street Placerville with art galleries, shopping, antiquing, fine dining and just minutes from Apple Hill and a multitude of wineries.
Historic Placerville is rich in gold rush history and your stay at our bed and breakfast will provide a wealth of activities for a year-round vacation getaway.
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 Placerville, California Copywriters - Copy Writer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This Placerville, California copywriter featured listing has received 155 unique visitors in the past three months.
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 Placerville News
The library at California State University, Fresno, received $10 million from Table Mountain Rancheria, the largest single cash donation in the university's history.
After a moment of silence for Andy Vasquez, who served on the Selma Unified School District Board of Trustees for 12 years, was observed at the Dec.
Blue Cross of California State Sponsored Business announced today that it has been recognized by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with a BlueWorks Award by the Harvard Medical School Researchers for its...
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 Placerville Bed and Breakfast Inn, Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast, CA B&B Inn - FindBnB.com
Placerville Bed and Breakfast Inn, Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast, CA BandB Inn - FindBnB.com
High-speed wireless connection from all of the rooms in the Placerville bed and breakfast so you can stay in touch, during work or play.
We'll be glad to recommend one of the many fine restaurants and casual dining establishments in the Placerville area for dinner and make reservations for you.
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 Placerville Homes for Sale. Real Estate in Placerville, California
Browse Homes.com for Placerville, California homes for sale, Placerville CA Real Estate Agents or real estate agents, plus Placerville, CA apartments and houses for rent.
This 179 acre ranch is located in Historic Placerville, CA - El Dorado County's...
So whether you are wondering what your home value is, looking for an agent to help you buy or sell your real estate, or just looking to browse properties in your area, it's all right here.
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 Placerville bed and breakfast, Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast Inn, Placerville, bed and breakfast Placerville, ...
Placerville bed and breakfast, Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast Inn, Placerville, bed and breakfast Placerville, California, Historic Queen Anne Victorian, Bed and breakfast Placerville Inn, California Bed Breakfast Inn
Inside our Placerville bed and breakfast we offer three deluxe guest rooms, each with its own theme and private bath, wine and cheese upon arrival, and a hearty breakfast each morning.
This Placerville inn has been preserved by Liquid Siding and LBL windows so it will last another 100 years.
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