Strawberry, El Dorado County, California
Strawberry Lodge after a winter storm, facing U.S. Route 50
|County||El Dorado County|
|Elevation||5,738 ft (1,749 m)|
95735 (Twin Bridges, CA)
|GNIS feature ID||0861100|
Strawberry is a small unincorporated community on the South Fork American River, 3.25 miles (5 km) south-southwest of Pyramid Peak, along U.S. Route 50 in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. The sign on the highway reads population 50.
The town became a popular resort in the 1850s, and a station along the Central Overland Pony Express between Yank's Station and Webster's, Sugar Loaf House Station. It was along the Lincoln Highway Sierra Nevada Southern Route by 1916. The site is now registered as California Historical Landmark #707.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Strawberry, 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. 562. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- "Strawberry Valley House". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-07.
- "Rock climbing locations around Lake Tahoe for all skill levels | TahoeDailyTribune.com". Retrieved 2017-08-12.
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