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Georgetown is in El Dorado County, in the Sacramento-Arden-Arcade metro area.

One tradition says the community was named after George Phipps, who led a company of sailors here. Another suggests that it was named for founder George Ehrenhaft

The latitude of Georgetown is 38.906N. The longitude is -120.837W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,654 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 962.


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$41,111
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Georgetown is on Oregon Creek
Once a trading center for gold miners. A Japanese settlement known as the Wakamatsu Colony was established here in 1868 to operate a tea and silk plantation. The venture failed after two years

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22% of Georgetown residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Georgetown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Georgetown was $17,582, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Georgetown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Georgetown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $559.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,082.


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El Dorado County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Georgetown political report.

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The average commute time for Georgetown workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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