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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Georgetown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the El Dorado County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sacramento area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95634 ZIP code.
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.
18% of Georgetown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Georgetown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $559. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,082.
Libraries in Georgetown include Georgetown Library ... View libraries
El Dorado County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Georgetown political report.
The average commute time for Georgetown workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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