Liwaito, California

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Coordinates: 38°31′20″N 121°58′15″W / 38.52222°N 121.97083°W / 38.52222; -121.97083

Liwaito
Former settlement
Liwaito is located in California
Liwaito
Liwaito
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°31′20″N 121°58′15″W / 38.52222°N 121.97083°W / 38.52222; -121.97083
Country United States
State California
County Yolo County
Elevation[1] 135 ft (41 m)

Liwaito (also Lewytos and Liguaytoy) is a former settlement of the Patwin branch of the Wintun tribe in Yolo County, California. The name means "waiving" in the Patwin language, and was also applied to Putah Creek.[2] It lay at an elevation of 135 feet (41 m). Its location is quite near Winters, California.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Liwaito, California
  2. ^ a b Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (1906), pt. 1, p.711