Carnelian Bay, CA
Carnelian Bay (formerly, Cornelian Bay) is a census-designated place located on the shore of Lake Tahoe in Placer County, California, in the United States. The elevation is 6,325 feet (1,928 m). The population was 524 at the 2010 census.
Nearby cities and towns include: Tahoe Vista, Brockway, Kings Beach, Crystal Bay, Incline Village, Truckee, Tahoma, Homewood, and Tahoe City. Its ZIP code is 96140 and its area code 530.
The Cornelian Bay post office operated from 1883 to 1887 and from 1891 to 1893. The Carnelian Bay post office opened in 1908.