MADERA


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Madera County was formed in 1893 from the southern part of Mariposa County during a special election held on May 16, 1893.

Madera is the Spanish term for wood. The county derives its name from the town of Madera, named when the California Lumber Company built a log flume to carry lumber to the Central Pacific Railroad there in 1876.


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