Corte Madera, California

Corte Madera is a Spanish term which means “Chop wood.” The term was used because the area was renowned due to its high production of lumber out of redwood trees, which were later on used in improving the town. If you want a shopping spree, don’t forget to visit The Village at Corte Madera and Town Center at Corte Madera. If you want to take a glimpse of their history, The Old Corte Madera Town Square has several historical buildings that will let you see how the place has improved over time.