Frenchtown, El Dorado County, California
|County||El Dorado County|
|Elevation||1,165 ft (355 m)|
Frenchtown (formerly, French Creek) is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. It is located on French Creek 2 miles (3.2 km) south-southeast of Shingle Springs, at an elevation of 1165 feet (355 m).
The place was originally a mining camp set up by French Canadian and French miners.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Frenchtown, El Dorado County, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 488-489. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.