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Chilocco, Oklahoma
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Kay
Elevation
1,152 ft (351 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 580
GNIS feature ID 1091297

Chilocco is an unincorporated community in Kay County, Oklahoma, United States. The community is located in northern Kay County, 5.4 miles (8.7 km) south-southwest of Arkansas City, Kansas.

Its name was derived from that of the Chilocco Indian School, which in turn most likely took its name from the Creek tci lako, which literally meant "big deer" but typically referred to a horse. A post office opened in Chilocco on March 27, 1883.

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