Cocalico, Pennsylvania

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Unincorporated community
Cocalico is located in Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°17′19″N 76°12′12″W / 40.28861°N 76.20333°W / 40.28861; -76.20333Coordinates: 40°17′19″N 76°12′12″W / 40.28861°N 76.20333°W / 40.28861; -76.20333
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lancaster
Elevation 558 ft (170 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1203294[1]

Cocalico is an unincorporated community located within West Cocalico Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Cocalico is located at the junction of Pennsylvania Route 897 and Cocalico Road. The name is said to be derived from an Indian word, "Koch-Hale-Kung", meaning den of snakes. Snakes were common along the Cocalico Creek. The name may also be an Anglicization of the French word "coquelicot", meaning poppy.