Eldoradoville, California

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Former settlement
Eldoradoville is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Location in Los Angeles County
Coordinates: 34°13′47″N 117°46′11″W / 34.2297°N 117.7698°W / 34.2297; -117.7698Coordinates: 34°13′47″N 117°46′11″W / 34.2297°N 117.7698°W / 34.2297; -117.7698
CountryUnited States
CountyLos Angeles County
Washed away1862

Eldoradoville was a gold mining town in Los Angeles County, located in the San Gabriel Mountains. Established in 1859, Eldoradoville at its height of population had three stores and six saloons. It was washed away on January 18, 1862, in the Great Flood of 1862.[1][2]

The site of Eldoradoville is on the East Fork of the San Gabriel River, on the north side of East Fork Road, where the Eldoradoville Campground is located at an elevation of 1866 ft.


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