Madeline, California

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For the former settlement with this name, see Madeline (former settlement), California.
Unincorporated community
Madeline is located in California
Madeline is located in the US
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]


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]


  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