Ione/Lake Camanche

Ione/Lake Camanche

Welcome to Ione/Lake Camanche

A harmonious blend of farmland tranquility, a historic downtown, and traditional neighborhoods
Ione and Lake Camanche offer an appealing blend of lakeside scenery, productive farmland, and modern urban amenities, creating a distinctive and idyllic locale. Situated between the rolling mountains and serene waters, this region provides residents with a unique opportunity to appreciate nature's beauty while having access to city conveniences. The inclusion of farmland adds a rustic touch that complements the lively town atmosphere. 

What to Love

  • Enjoy golfing at the beautifully designed Castle Oaks golf course.
  • Try your luck at Harrah’s Casino, a popular entertainment hub.
  • Fish, swim, or relax at Lake Camanche.
  • Enjoy urban and rural balance.

Local Lifestyle

Lake Camanche is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. It's the ideal spot for engaging in various summer activities like fishing and boating. The historic downtown area adds a touch of charm and elegance to the city, while the flat parcel farmland near the lake provides a serene countryside feel. Balancing these natural landscapes with the amenities of city life, residents can enjoy a lifestyle that offers the relaxation of rural living and the excitement of town.

Dining and Entertainment

Lake Camanche is a destination synonymous with outdoor fun. With crystal-clear waters, campground facilities, and a variety of recreational activities, it is a haven for nature enthusiasts.
Castle Oaks Golf Club promises an unforgettable golfing experience with breathtaking scenery and well-maintained fairways. Friendly staff and a challenging course await all golfing enthusiasts.
Pardee Reservoir is a stunning freshwater reservoir nestled amidst the Sierra Nevada foothills. This person-made lake, formed by the Mokelumne River, stretches across approximately 2,000 acres, offering a serene and scenic escape for outdoor enthusiasts. The reservoir is a popular destination for boating, fishing, camping, and hiking, with its crystal-clear waters teeming with trout, kokanee salmon, and bass.
Locals agree that Paisano's Pizzeria offers spectacular food. It was recently voted Best Pizza in Amador County. The eatery boasts a hearty selection of standard and specialty pizzas, sandwiches, and appetizers. Ione Chinese Restaurant, a local must-try, delivers authentic Chinese flavors with impeccable service. Additionally, Gold's Bakery is a top destination for cinnamon rolls, sourdough bread, warm cookies, and other baked goods that are sure to delight.

Things to Do

The Harvest Faire & Pumpkin Contest is a colorful and fun event for all ages. Embrace the spirit of fall with pumpkin competitions, craft booths, food, and entertainment. This seasonal celebration is a wonderful way to experience the community's charm and creativity.
Outdoor enthusiasts will find joy in exploring Howard Park, Lake Pardee, Lake Amador, and Lake Camanche. Whether hiking, birdwatching, fishing, or simply taking in the breathtaking scenery, these areas offer endless possibilities for recreation and relaxation.


  • Ione Elementary
  • Ione Junior High
These schools offer quality education in the Ione area, contributing to the community's appeal to families. The dedicated staff and comprehensive programs ensure that students have all the opportunities to excel and grow in a supportive environment.

Overview for Ione/Lake Camanche, CA

1,543 people live in Ione/Lake Camanche, where the median age is 45.8 and the average individual income is $22,282.72. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

45.8 years

Median Age


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Around Ione/Lake Camanche, CA

There's plenty to do around Ione/Lake Camanche, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Castro's Taco Stand, Whitney Portal Store, and Tacos Los Hermanos.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 2.17 miles 86 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1.15 miles 6 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.2 miles 124 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.13 miles 106 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining 2.15 miles 29 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.03 miles 1183 reviews 4.4/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Ione/Lake Camanche, CA

Ione/Lake Camanche has 656 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ione/Lake Camanche do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,543 people call Ione/Lake Camanche home. The population density is 7.26 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

57.1 / 42.9%

Men vs Women

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Ione/Lake Camanche, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Ione/Lake Camanche. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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