Newtown, El Dorado County, California

Newtown (formerly, New town)[2] is a small unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California, United States.[1] It is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) south of Camino,[2] at an elevation of 2447 feet (746 m).[1] The ZIP code is 95667. The community is inside area code 530.

Location in California
Newtown (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°42′16″N 120°40′45″W
CountryUnited States
CountyEl Dorado County
Elevation2,447 ft (746 m)

A post office operated at Newtown from 1854 to 1912, with a closure in 1875.[2]

Notable residents have included John Augustus Raffetto, father of radio star Michael Raffetto. The Raffetto home is now a bed and breakfast and offers a room in the name of that family.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Newtown, El Dorado County, California
  2. Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 530. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. "Our History". The Davies Family Inn. Retrieved 27 December 2015.

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