Placerville is a charming California "Gold Rush" town named after the placer gold deposits found in its' riverbeds and hills in the late 1840s. The city is centrally located between Sacramento, the State capitol, and South Lake Tahoe, the world-famous recreation center. Situated above the fog line and below the snow line, it boasts an ideal climate with four distinct seasons. Placerville's treasured heritage is reflected in the historical, nineteenth century architecture of its downtown core.
In addition, Placerville is the county seat and the center of financial, commercial, civic, and government activity. The 9,000-plus residents enjoy an excellent quality of life with low crime rates, good schools, a low cost of living and an excellent quality of life.
Search Placerville Homes and Land. If it is newer or older residential property for sale in Cameron Park, Shingle Springs, Placerville and El Dorado Hills, in El Dorado County, you can be sure we have what you are looking for. Home prices are very affordable. Single-family homes can be found for under $300,000 and range to over $1 million and more. Horse properties in Placerville are also available.