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Coordinates: 38°38′29″N 120°54′41″W / 38.64139°N 120.91139°W / 38.64139; -120.91139

Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation 1,165 ft (355 m)

Frenchtown (formerly, French Creek) is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. It is located on French Creek 2 miles (3.2 km) south-southeast of Shingle Springs, at an elevation of 1165 feet (355 m).

The place was originally a mining camp set up by French Canadian and French miners.

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