Machin, California

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Machin is a former settlement in Marin County, California.[1] It was located 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Ignacio.[1]

A post office operated at Machin from 1896 to 1904.[1] The name honored Timothy N. Machin, Lieutenant Governor of California.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 644. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.