Lokoya, California

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lokoya is located in California
Location in California
Lokoya is located in the United States
Lokoya (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°22′24″N 122°25′40″W / 38.37333°N 122.42778°W / 38.37333; -122.42778Coordinates: 38°22′24″N 122°25′40″W / 38.37333°N 122.42778°W / 38.37333; -122.42778
Country United States
State California
CountyNapa County
Elevation1,765 ft (538 m)

Lokoya (Miwok: Lakáa-yomi, meaning "place of the cottonwood")[2] is an unincorporated community in Napa County, California, United States.[1] It lies at an elevation of 1,765 feet (538 m).[1] Lokoya is located 9 miles (14.5 km) northwest of Napa.[3]


The town was formerly known as Solid Comfort.[3]

The Solid Comfort post office opened in 1918, changed its name to Lokoya in 1925, and closed in 1951.[3] The Redwood Cemetery along with the former settlement of Spruce Hill, California is located to the southeast.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lokoya, California
  2. ^ 1500 California Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning
  3. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 656. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.