Melsons Corner, California

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Coordinates: 38°36′37″N 120°42′17″W / 38.61028°N 120.70472°W / 38.61028; -120.70472

Melsons Corner
Unincorporated community
Melsons Corner is located in California
Melsons Corner
Melsons Corner
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°36′37″N 120°42′17″W / 38.61028°N 120.70472°W / 38.61028; -120.70472
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation[1] 2,087 ft (636 m)

Melsons Corner is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It is located 4 miles (6.4 km) east-northeast of Aukum,[2] at an elevation of 2087 feet (636 m).[1]

It has alternately been known as Settlers Corner and most recently as Grays Corner. Sitting at a "T" intersection of Mt. Aukum Road (E16) and Fair Play Road, it is one of the gateways into the Fair Play viticultural region. For at least 25 years, a gas station and convenience store has operated there.


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Melsons Corner, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 522. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.