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Coordinates: 38°45′37″N 120°31′48″W / 38.76028°N 120.53°W / 38.76028; -120.53

Fresh Pond
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Area Code 530
Zip Code 95726
Elevation 3,606 ft (1,099 m)

Fresh Pond is a small unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. It is located 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Pollock Pines, at an elevation of 3606 feet (1099 m). The ZIP code is 95726. The community is inside area code 530. It nestles along Highway 50 and offers a convenient gas station by the road.


The average annual snowfall lies around 6 inches and average rainfall of 51 inches (approximate), normal for the west slope of the Sierra Nevadas. High temperatures in summer are about 90 degrees, dropping to about 54 in the winter. This mildly wet climate and higher elevation allows much vegetation to thrive in this area.

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