Aurum City, California

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Aurum City is a former settlement in El Dorado County, California.[1] It was located 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of El Dorado.[1]

A post office operated at Aurum City from 1852 to 1853.[1] "Aurum" is the Latin word for gold.


  1. ^ 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. 481. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

Coordinates: 38°40′N 120°49′W / 38.66°N 120.82°W / 38.66; -120.82