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Dogtown is a former settlement and mining camp in El Dorado County, California. It was located 0.5 miles (0.80 km) northeast of Newtown.

A reference to the town can be found in the Mountain Democrat newspaper, in which Jake Schneider of Pleasant Valley moved to Dogtown in order to open a butcher shop.

The town was eventually purchased in whole by the California Door Company and renamed "Caldor."

The town, located approximately 7 miles from Grizzly Flat, is not to be confused with "Dog Town," which was located near Newtown.

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