Los Medanos, California

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Coordinates: 38°00′44″N 121°51′05″W / 38.01222°N 121.85139°W / 38.01222; -121.85139

Los Medanos
Unincorporated community
Los Medanos is located in California
Los Medanos
Los Medanos
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°00′44″N 121°51′05″W / 38.01222°N 121.85139°W / 38.01222; -121.85139
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation1 39 ft (12 m)

Los Medanos (from Spanish: Los Médanos or Médaños: The Sand Dunes2) is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California. It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 2.5 miles (4 km) west of downtown Antioch,3 at an elevation of 39 feet (12 m).

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Los Medanos, California
  2. ^ Real Academia Española, "Médano" entry, July 20, 2010
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 657. ISBN 9781884995149. 









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