County of El Dorado

The County of El Dorado is a charter county and employs more than 1,800 employees with an all funds operating budget of approximately $688 million. The governing body is the Board of Supervisors, which is comprised of elected representatives from each of the five voting districts.

El Dorado County encompasses 1,786 square miles that range from the eastern edge of the Sacramento Valley to the peaks of the Sierra Nevada. Our western border is 30 minutes from the State Capitol and only 20 minutes away from over one million acres of breathtaking national forest. The vast size of our County also means that our offices are spread from El Dorado Hills to South Lake Tahoe. Of course, our services are not just office-based, as the County of El Dorado also maintains the famous Rubicon Trail, manages the whitewater recreation on the South Fork of the American River, educates visitors on our Gold Rush days at the El Dorado County Historical Museum, and provides many other services to our residents and visitors.