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Camp Richardson
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Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
6,250 ft (1,905 m)
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Camp Richardson is an unincorporated community at Lake Tahoe, in El Dorado County, California. It lies at an elevation of 6250 feet (1905 m) in the Sierra Nevada.

A post office operated at Camp Richardson from 1927 to 1973, with a closure from 1964 to 1965. The place is named after its first postmaster, Alonzo L. Richardson. A USGS topographic map from 1891 shows Camp Richardson used to be called Yanks.

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