About Drytown, California
For the town formerly called Drytown in Butte County, California, see Cherokee, California.Drytown (formerly, Dry Town) is a census-designated place in Amador County, California. It is located 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south of Plymouth on Dry Creek, at an elevation of 646 feet (197 m). The current population is 167. The town is registered as California Historical Landmark #31. The community is in ZIP code 95699 and area code 209. Today Drytown is home to a population of 200 people and about 5 antiques stores. But once before it was a well known hotspot thanks to the gold mines with a population of 10,000 people.