Drytown Real Estate & Homes For Sale

Find the newest Drytown homes for sale & real estate listings in Amador County, CA below! Located just south of the Highway 16 / Highway 49 junction, Drytown is a small, census-designated place in beautiful Amador County. Today, fewer than 200 people now call this quiet, rural community home, which at one time would've been hard to believe due to its previously thriving gold mining industry. At its height, more than 10,000 people called Drytown home, with most working the mines in hopes of finally hitting the jackpot during the heydays of the California gold rush. 

For information about Drytown properties for sale or to schedule a private home showing, contact your Amador County real estate experts today. See all Drytown home listings for sale, or read more information about Drytown Real Estate.

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With the gold mining era now long gone, Drytown is now surrounded by open fields and vineyard as far as the eye can see. It's location roughly 45 minutes from Sacramento provides plenty of open space for farmers and vintners, while its relatively close proximity to California's capital city also allows local home owners to enjoy plenty of big city amenities and attractions that are only just a short drive away. 

As for the local Drytown real estate market, don't expect to find a deep inventory of available homes in the area. Most of the 200 people who live in the area have been here for years, and that's not likely to change anytime soon. Land and undeveloped property on the other hand is something that's listed fairly often in Drytown, which not only provides potential home buyers with plenty of home building opportunities but also more than enough space and privacy to enjoy the spectacular countryside that helps define the Drytown, CA community.

Living in Drytown CA

Drytown is labeled as Amador County's oldest city, and the first in which gold was discovered. Its name was derived from Dry Creek, which almost always runs dry in the summer, and anymore seems to now stay dry more often than not. Today, State Route 49 acts as Drytown's primary thoroughfare, and although limited, you'll still find several antique shops located along this stretch, and even Drytown's last remaining tavern—The Drytown Club. 

The decline of Drytown initially started back in 1857 when gold was running low and a fire nearly destroyed the entire city. Rather than rebuild, most of Drytown's residents packed up and moved to another Amador County mining town nearby. Although at the time the misfortunes of Drytown seemed quite devastating, today's residents love its small town charm and laid-back lifestyle, and what remains has now been registered as a California Historical Landmark. 

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Current Homes for Sale
Upcountry
City # Price Range
Pine Grove 25 $119k - $699k
Pioneer 44 $150k - $1.1m
Volcano 7 $269k - $1.3m
Down Country
City # Price Range
Amador City 3 $399k - $595k
Fiddletown 7 $259k - $2.9m
Ione 37 $160k - $1.3m
Jackson 33 $235k - $2.9m
Plymouth 15 $224k - $3.0m
River Pines 2 $98k - $240k
Sutter Creek 20 $299k - $1.5m
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