Profile for Angels Camp, California, CA
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Angels Camp is in Calaveras County.
The community was named after Henry Angel, who discovered gold here in 1848.
The latitude of Angels Camp is 38.068N. The longitude is -120.538W.
It is in the Pacific Standard time zone.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,592.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Angels Camp demographic reports
Angels Camp is in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
Also known as Angels City
Old gold-mining town
Setting for Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and Bret Harte's "Brown of Calaveras"
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
- Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee - May 16-20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Angels Camp web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Historic sites and museums: Angels Camp Museum, Altaville School
I found Simon Wheeler dozing comfortably by the bar-room stove of the dilapidated tavern in the decayed mining camp of Angel's, and I noticed that he was fat and balt-headed, and had an expression of winning
gentleness and simplicity upon his tranquil countenance.
-- The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
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Ancestry & family history
15% of Angels Camp residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Angels Camp ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Angels Camp was $19,599, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Angels Camp residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Angels Camp festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- Calaveras County Fair & Jumping Frog Jubilee - M
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Median rent in Angels Camp, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $477. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,137.
Libraries in Angels Camp include Angels Camp Branch ... View libraries
Calaveras County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Angels Camp political report.
The average commute time for Angels Camp workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Angels Camp include Angels Camp Hotel, Best Western Cedar Inn & Suites.
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“ I found Simon Wheeler dozing comfortably by the bar-room stove of the dilapidated tavern in the decayed mining camp of Angel's, and I noticed that he was fat and balt-headed, and had an expression of winning
gentleness and simplicity upon his tranquil countenance. ”
~ The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
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