|County||El Dorado County|
|Elevation||2,992 ft (912 m)|
A post office operated at Volcanoville from 1930 to 1953. The name is due to early miners' mistaken belief that a nearby mountain was an extinct volcano. Volcanoville has been noted for its unusual place name.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Volcanoville, 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. 573. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- Thompson, George E. (1 July 2009). You Live Where?: Interesting and Unusual Facts about where We Live. iUniverse. p. 12. ISBN 978-1-4401-3421-0.
- Home page. Black Oak Mine Unified School District. July 20, 2002. Retrieved on October 27, 2010.
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