Tahoma (formerly, Chambers Lodge) is a census-designated place in Placer and El Dorado counties, California, United States. Tahoma is located along Lake Tahoe 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of Homewood. Tahoma has a population of 1,191 (780 in El Dorado County and 411 in Placer County).
Tahoma has a post office with ZIP code 96142, which opened in 1946.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km²), all of it land.