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South Lake Tahoe is Lake Tahoe's most popular and populated city in the vicintity of Lake Tahoe. Incorporated in 1965, approximately 25,000 people make their home in the South Lake Tahoe area which sits at an elevation of about 6250 feet above sea level. As the name suggests, South Lake Tahoe is located at the southern tip of the oval-shaped Lake Tahoe in far eastern California near the Nevada border.

Although South Lake Tahoe is a luxery resort city, there are pleanty of opportunities to buy a home or cabin in the surrounding area for various price ranges. Some smaller properties sell for under $100K, while larger retreats may be priced over $2 million.

Carson City, Nevada is the closest large city to South Lake Tahoe. With a population of over 50,000 people, Carson City is just a short drive east of about 20 miles from the city of South Lake Tahoe.

South Lake Tahoe is a beautiful place to live and work providing growing opportunities for business with the introduction of larger hotels and planned living communities. Lake Tahoe is one of California's prime tourist destinations for both summer and winter activities. The South Lake Tahoe area is surrounded by many world-class ski resorts (Kirkwood, Heavenly, Sierra to name a few) and snow sports remain popular activities for the Lake Tahoe area during the winter months through spring and even into early summer.

Other Lake Tahoe area communities
South Lake Tahoe - Incline Village - Tahoe City - Truckee - Tahoe Vista - Zephyr Cove - Kirkwood

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