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Camp Richardson, California

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Camp Richardson, California

Coordinates: 38°56′04″N 120°02′25″W / 38.93444°N 120.04028°W / 38.93444; -120.04028

Camp Richardson
Unincorporated community
Camp Richardson
Camp Richardson
Location in California

Coordinates: 38°56′04″N 120°02′25″W / 38.93444°N 120.04028°W / 38.93444; -120.04028

Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation[1] 6,250 ft (1,905 m)

Camp Richardson is an unincorporated community at Lake Tahoe, in El Dorado County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 6250 feet (1905 m) in the Sierra Nevada.[1]

A post office operated at Camp Richardson from 1927 to 1973, with a closure from 1964 to 1965.[2] The place is named after its first postmaster, Alonzo L. Richardson.[2]


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