Madeline, California

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For the former settlement with this name, see Madeline (former settlement), California.
Madeline
Unincorporated community
Madeline is located in California
Madeline
Madeline
Madeline is located in the US
Madeline
Madeline
Location in California
Coordinates: 41°03′04″N 120°28′32″W / 41.05111°N 120.47556°W / 41.05111; -120.47556Coordinates: 41°03′04″N 120°28′32″W / 41.05111°N 120.47556°W / 41.05111; -120.47556
Country United States
State California
County Lassen County
Elevation[1] 5,321 ft (1,622 m)

Madeline is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California.[1] It is located 45 miles (72 km) north-northeast of Susanville,[2] at an elevation of 5321 feet (1622 m).[1]

A post office operated at Madeline from 1875 to 1878, and from 1879 to 1882.[2] It reopened in 1887 and moved in 1902.[2]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Madeline has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Madeline, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 397. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Madeline, California