Caldor, California

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Coordinates: 38°36′22″N 120°25′58″W / 38.60611°N 120.43278°W / 38.60611; -120.43278

Caldor
Unincorporated community
Caldor is located in California
Caldor
Caldor
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°36′22″N 120°25′58″W / 38.60611°N 120.43278°W / 38.60611; -120.43278
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation[1] 4,442 ft (1,354 m)

Caldor is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 4442 feet (1354 m).[1] Caldor was linked to Diamond Springs by the Diamond and Caldor Railway. The community was named for the California Door Company.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Caldor, California
  2. ^ Temple, Robert D. Edge Effects: The Border-Name Places, (2nd edition, 2009), iUniverse, page 324.