Placerville is a charming California "gold rush" town named after the placer gold deposits found in its’ river beds and hills in the late 1840’s. The City of Placerville is centrally located between Sacramento, the State capitol, and South Lake Tahoe, world- famous recreation center. Situated above the fog line and below the snow line, Placerville boasts an ideal climate with four distinct seasons. Accessibility to Placerville is via State Highway 49 and U.S. Highway 50, along one of the most traveled corridors in California. Placerville’s treasured heritage is reflected in the historical, nineteenth century architecture of it’s downtown core. In addition, Placerville is the County seat and the center of financial, commercial, civic, and Government activity.

Amount of UC Davis and UCDHS Employees Who Live in Placerville

UC Davis and UCDHS Employee BreakdownAmount of Employees Who Live in Placerville
UC Davis Campus55
UCDHS Campus48


*Based off payroll information from April 2015.  Only full time employee information included. 

El Dorado Courthouse