Tuolumne County Firewise Communities


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Tuolumne County is home to several Recognized Firewise Communities. Many more are currently organizing to form new Firewise Communities.

Use this interactive Firewise Communities GIS map to explore the existing communities and use the search bar to look for your neighborhood to see where you fit into our network.

Tellara, East Sonora

  • Bounded by Tuolumne Road, Old Wards Ferry Road and Sullivan Creek including Christian Heights, Lambert Lake Estates, and Whispering Woods subdivisions totaling 185 properties.
  • Formed in 2019 (1st in Tuolumne County)
  • Contact: Ed Fernandez, firewiseusasatellara@gmail.com

Gold Springs Ranch, Columbia

Ridgewood 108, Sonora

Mira Monte, Tuolumne

Cedarview, Twain Harte

  • Little Fuller and South Fork intersection is one corner. It covers up to Fuller and Sierra, taking in both sides of the street and into the Cedarview area Gina Ave, Virginia Ave. It covers approximately 174 acres and includes approximately 35 homes.
  • Formed January 2020
  • Contact: Lise Lemonnier, text 209-770-4210, lisecl@hotmail.com

Sonora Knolls/Dragoon, Sonora

  • Sonora Knolls subdivision and the adjacent Dragoon Gulch area is located within the Sonora City boundaries.
  • Formed May 2021
  • Contact: Julie Johnson, juliejohnsongold@gmail.com

Comstock Ranch, Sonora

Clifftonites, Groveland

Twain Harte Heights, Twain Harte

Elk Hill, Sonora

  • Located around Elks Lodge in Sonora
  • Formed December 2021
  • Contact: Mary Beth Twohey, btwohey@gmail.com

Wildwood Shadybrook, Twain Harte

  • Located along Wildwood Drive and Shadybrook Drive, Twain Harte
  • Formed March 2022
  • Contact: Laura Holdsworth, lauramholdsworth@gmail.com

Sierra Park, Mi-Wuk Village

  • Located northeast of Long Barn, along North Fork Road
  • Formed June 2022
  • Contact: Mark Meyers, ommmgm@gmail.com

Tanager Neighborhood, Strawberry

  • Located along Old Strawberry Road and Tanager Drive
  • Formed September 2022
  • Contact: Kevin McDowell, cabstraw@hotmail.com

Crest Valley Firewise Community

PointViewers Firewise Community

Keeley Drive-Arno Way, NW of Sonora

Greenley Oaks, (East Sonora)

Updated: May 9, 2024