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Coordinates: 38°34′44″N 120°50′43″W / 38.57889°N 120.84528°W / 38.57889; -120.84528

Nashville, California
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation 863 ft (263 m)

Nashville (formerly, Nashville Bar, Quartzville, and Quartzburg) is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. It is located on the North Fork of the Cosumnes River 10.5 miles (17 km) south of Placerville, at an elevation of 863 feet (263 m).

The place was first called Nashville Bar, then Quartzville and Quartzburg, before being named for Nashville, Tennessee.

A post office operated in Nashville from 1852 to 1854 and from 1870 to 1907.

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