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

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Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
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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