Location of Loco, Oklahoma
Two theories exist as to how Loco acquired its name. One theory, popularized by theOklahoma Department of Transportation, states that the community was named for locoweedfound in the area. The second theory, proposed by the niece of founder Albert G. Cranfill, suggests the name came from the Latin locus.It has frequently been noted on lists ofunusual place names.
Loco is located at
34°19′43″N 97°40′50″W (34.328533, -97.680538).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.