Loachapoka, Alabama

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Loachapoka is a town in Lee County, Alabama, United States. It is located less than 1/2 mile west of the City of Auburn. The population was 180 as of the 2010 census.

The name "Loachapoka" means "turtle killing place" in Muskogee, with locha meaning "turtle" and poga meaning "killing place."[1]

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  1. Read, William A. (1984). Indian Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press. p. 41. ISBN 0-8173-0231-X.