Gadwall, California

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Former settlement
Gadwall is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°01′18″N 120°45′54″W / 37.02167°N 120.76500°W / 37.02167; -120.76500Coordinates: 37°01′18″N 120°45′54″W / 37.02167°N 120.76500°W / 37.02167; -120.76500
Country United States
State California
County Merced County
Elevation[1] 102 ft (31 m)

Gadwall is a former settlement in Merced County, California.[1] It was located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 5.5 miles (8.9 km) east-southeast of Los Banos,[2] at an elevation of 102 feet (31 m).[1] Gadwall still appeared on USGS maps as of 1921.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gadwall, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 775. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.