Mount Aukum, California

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Coordinates: 38°33′26″N 120°43′36″W / 38.55722°N 120.72667°W / 38.55722; -120.72667

Aukum is located in California
Location in California
Aukum is located in the United States
Aukum (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°33′26″N 120°43′36″W / 38.55722°N 120.72667°W / 38.55722; -120.72667
CountryUnited States
CountyEl Dorado County
Elevation2,155 ft (657 m)
 • Total861

Aukum (also, Aukum Fork and Mount Aukum) is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It is located 1 mi (1.6 km) northeast of River Pines, 1.2 mi (1.8 km) south of Mount Aukum and 8.5 mi (13.7 km) northeast of Plymouth, at an elevation of 2155 feet (657 m).[1] The ZIP code is 95656.

The Aukum post office operated from 1895 to 1914 and 1920 to 1961, when it was changed to Mount Aukum.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Aukum, 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. 445. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.