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Welcome to the town that had 3 names: Summersville, Carters & Tuolumne. Carters post office in Summersville burned in 1905. When the Sierra Railway completed its line into Depot Plaza in 1900, the railroad station was called "Tuolumne". A new post office was established with the name of Tuolumne & the community was officially named "Tuolumne" in 1909
elevation: 2577'
population: 1,865
zip code: 95379


suburban foothills of the Sierra Nevada

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Tuolumne County
E of Sonora
off Hwy 108 & Hwy 49



  • backpacking
  • biking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • horseback riding
  • mountain biking
  • river rafting
  • kayaking
  • museums
  • historic downtown
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Tuolumne City Memorial Museum
  • Stanisalus National Forest
  • Emigrant Wilderness
  • Tuolumne River
  • 4x4 Camping OHV
  • Railtown 1897
  • West Side Trail
  • description:
    Gold Country foothills of the Sierra, this mining camp town is rich in history. Old historic cabins, museums, trains, railways, abandon mines.

    nearby towns:
    Twain Harte
    Mi Wuk Village
    local links:

    Sonora Chamber of Commerce
    39 North Washington St, Sonora, CA 95370

    Black Oak Casino Resort
    Cover's Apple Ranch
    Revive Coffee
    Silver Spur Christian Camp

    Mark Twain Cabin Interior MVC-073X

    Mark Twain Cabin Marker MVC-067X


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