Georgetown (formerly, Growlersburg) is a census-designated place (CDP) in El Dorado County, California. It is the northeastern-most town in the Californian Mother Lode. The population was 2,367 at the 2010 census, up from 962 at the 2000 census. The town is registered as California Historical Landmark #484.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 15.1 square miles (39 km sq), of which over 99% is land.
For the 2000 census, the CDP's area was smaller. It had a total area of 4.1 square miles (11 km sq), of which, 4.1 square miles (11 km sq) of it was land and 0.24% was water.