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Coordinates: 36°41′01″N 119°44′02″W / 36.68361°N 119.73389°W / 36.68361; -119.73389

Malaga
—  Unincorporated community  —
Malaga is located in California
Malaga
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°41′01″N 119°44′02″W / 36.68361°N 119.73389°W / 36.68361; -119.73389
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation [1] 295 ft (90 m)

Malaga (formerly, Tokay)[2] is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 6 miles (9.7 km) south-southeast of downtoen Fresno,[2] at an elevation of 295 feet (90 m).[1]

The post office, originally named Tokay, opened in 1886 and was renamed Malaga later that year.[2] The post office closed in 1964, and reopened in 1965.[2] The town was named for the Malaga grape.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Malaga, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. ISBN 9781884995149.  
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