|County||Contra Costa County|
|Elevation||709 ft (216 m)|
Tassajara (Spanish for "meat drier") 6.5 miles (10 km) south-southeast of Mount Diablo, at an elevation of 709 feet (216 m). Together with Blackhawk it forms the Blackhawk-Camino Tassajara census designated place (CDP).is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, United States. It is located on the east bank of Tassajara Creek,
Until 1959, it was known as Tassajero;.
A post office operated at Tassajara from 1896 to 1922.
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