Los Medanos (from Spanish: Los Médanos or Médaños: The Sand Dunes) is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, United States. It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 2.5 miles (4 km) west of downtown Antioch, at an elevation of 39 feet (12 m).
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