Newtown, El Dorado County, California

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Coordinates: 38°42′16″N 120°40′45″W / 38.70444°N 120.67917°W / 38.70444; -120.67917

Newtown
Unincorporated community
Newtown is located in California
Newtown
Newtown
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°42′16″N 120°40′45″W / 38.70444°N 120.67917°W / 38.70444; -120.67917
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation[1] 2,447 ft (746 m)

Newtown (formerly, New town)[2] is a small unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California, United States.[1] It is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) south of Camino,[2] at an elevation of 2447 feet (746 m).[1] The ZIP code is 95667. The community is inside area code 530.

A post office operated at Newtown from 1854 to 1912, with a closure in 1875.[2]

Notable residents have included John Augustus Raffetto, father of radio star Michael Raffetto.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Newtown, El Dorado County, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 530. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.