Machado, California

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Former settlement
Machado is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 33°59′04″N 118°26′49″W / 33.98444°N 118.44694°W / 33.98444; -118.44694Coordinates: 33°59′04″N 118°26′49″W / 33.98444°N 118.44694°W / 33.98444; -118.44694
CountryUnited States
CountyLos Angeles County
Elevation13 ft (4 m)

Machado is a former settlement in Los Angeles County, California.[1] It lay at an elevation of 13 feet (4 m).[1] Machado still appeared on USGS maps as of 1934.[1]

Machado is a name derived from Spanish meaning "hatchet".[2]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Machado, California
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 195.