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Coordinates: 38°58′55″N 120°47′21″W / 38.98194°N 120.78917°W / 38.98194; -120.78917

Volcanoville
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation 2,992 ft (912 m)

Volcanoville is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. It is located 6 miles (9.7 km) north-northeast of Georgetown, at an elevation of 2992 feet (912 m).

A post office operated at Volcanoville from 1930 to 1953. The name is due to early miners' mistaken belief that a nearby mountain was an extinct volcano. Volcanoville has been noted for its unusual place name.

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