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Placerville

Boise County,

Idaho

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The Idaho state capital is Boise.


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83666

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Placerville is approximately 61 (2003), 53 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 77 (2000), 25 (2010).

The amount of land area in Placerville is 2.594 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Placerville is 1.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Placerville to Washington DC is 2164 miles. The distance to the Idaho state capital is 27 miles. (as the crow flies)
Placerville is positioned 43.94 degrees north of the equator and 115.94 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Placerville elevation is 4,308 feet above sea level.
Placerville per capita income is $20,298 (2000).
Placerville median income is $30,625 (2000).

The Placerville median home price is $70,000 (2000).

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Location

Placerville location: in western Idaho, about 30 miles north of Boise. Other nearby communities include Idaho City, Crouch, Horseshoe Bend, Garden City, Eagle, Emmett and Meridian.

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History & History Related Items

Placerville history: Placerville was named for the type of mining that was done in the area beginning around the mid 1800's, that of Placer Mining.

Due to its location on a well-traveled road, the community grew rapidly in the beginning and was used to supply the miners and others with food and other items they needed. By 1863, the population had mushroomed to over five thousand persons. Many of the old buildings still stand today, but none are active businesses. More people are moving to the area for vacation homes, increasing the population.

A local story is one of the three fiddlers who were killed in June of 1865 and buried in the Placerville Cemetery. Actually, there were only two fiddlers, a Fred Cursons and a Mr. Moulton. The third man was really a gold miner who had quite a bit of gold dust. He was robbed of his gold dust and the two others were killed to keep the crime quiet. There was a local uproar over the murders and when a gambler known as John Williams was arrested, he was nearly lynched. Soon after, the court found him not guilty and he was released. No one was ever apprehended for the crime.
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