Medano, California

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Former settlement
Medano is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°07′47″N 120°09′12″W / 37.12972°N 120.15333°W / 37.12972; -120.15333Coordinates: 37°07′47″N 120°09′12″W / 37.12972°N 120.15333°W / 37.12972; -120.15333
CountryUnited States
CountyMadera County
Elevation299 ft (91 m)

Medano is a former settlement in Madera County, California.[1] It was located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 4.5 miles (7.2 km) north-northeast of Fairmead,[2] at an elevation of 299 feet (91 m).[1] Medano still appeared on maps as of 1918.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Medano, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 801. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.