Somerset, California

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Coordinates: 38°38′52″N 120°41′09″W / 38.64778°N 120.68583°W / 38.64778; -120.68583

Somerset
Unincorporated community
Somerset is located in California
Somerset
Somerset
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°38′52″N 120°41′09″W / 38.64778°N 120.68583°W / 38.64778; -120.68583
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation[1] 2,093 ft (638 m)

Somerset is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It is located 6.25 miles (10 km) south of Camino,[2] at an elevation of 2093 feet (638 m).[1] Its ZIP code is 95684.

A post office was transferred from Youngs to Somerset in 1950.[2] The first settlers came from Somerset, Ohio and named the place after their home town.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Somerset, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 558. ISBN 9781884995149.