|Elevation||1,972 ft (601 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||1733395|
Irishtown (also, Irish Town) is a former settlement in Amador County, California. It was located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south-southwest of Pine Grove, at an elevation of 1972 feet (601 m). The townsite lies within the boundaries of Pine Grove. Irishtown is a former Miwok settlement.
When the first white people arrived to the area, en route to finding mines, they saw a "city of wigwams." The Miwok also left signs of bedrock mortars in the stone. These bedrock mortars are remnants of food processing/grinding once used by the Miwok who lived in the area.
Irishtown is now a part of Pine Grove. Albert Leonard, Pine Grove's first postmaster, lived in the area in 1854, in an inn that he built. It served as a popular spot to visit for those traveling between Jackson and Clinton.
- "Irishtown (historical)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 538. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- "Irishtown (No. 38 California Historical Landmark)". Sierra Nevada Geotourism MapGuide. National Geographic. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
- "Irishtown". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
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