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Coordinates: 38°47′49″N 120°08′43″W / 38.79694°N 120.14528°W / 38.79694; -120.14528

Strawberry
Unincorporated community
Strawberry Lodge after a winter storm, facing U.S. Route 50
Strawberry Lodge after a winter storm, facing U.S. Route 50
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation 5,738 ft (1,749 m)
ZIP code 95735 (Twin Bridges, CA)
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 32-60600
GNIS feature ID 0861100
California Historical Landmark
Reference #: 707

Strawberry is a small unincorporated community on the South Fork American River, 3.25 miles (5 km) south-southwest of Pyramid Peak, along U.S. Route 50 in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. The sign on the highway reads population 50.

The town became a popular resort in the 1850s, and a station along the Central Overland Pony Express. The site is now registered as California Historical Landmark #707.

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