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Lotsee, Oklahoma

Coordinates: 36°8′0″N 96°12′34″W / 36.13333°N 96.20944°W / 36.13333; -96.20944
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Lotsee is located in Oklahoma
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°8′0″N 96°12′34″W / 36.13333°N 96.20944°W / 36.13333; -96.20944
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
 • Land0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
 • Total6
 • Density352.94/sq mi (136.97/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CST)
FIPS code40-44100

Lotsee is a town in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 6 at the 2020 census, compared to a total of 2 in 2010.[2] It is the smallest incorporated municipality in Oklahoma,[3] and in an article on “The Tiniest Town in Every State” by House Beautiful in November 2023, it was cited as the tiniest town in Oklahoma as it had only two people.[4]

The entire town is a 2,000 acres (8.1 km2) family-owned cattle and pecan ranch, the Flying G Ranch, whose owner, George Campbell, incorporated it in 1963. The population peaked at 16 in 1970, then declined to 7 in 1980.[5][6]


Lotsee is located at 36°8′0″N 96°12′34″W / 36.13333°N 96.20944°W / 36.13333; -96.20944 (36.133434, -96.209454).[7] It is situated 0.5 miles south of the Arkansas River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.02 square mile (0.1 km2), all land.


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

In 2010, the only residents were Lotsee Spradling, daughter of the founder, and her husband Mike. They have no plans to dissolve the town.[5]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 11 people, 3 households, and 3 families residing in the town. The population density was 576.1 inhabitants per square mile (222.4/km2). There were 3 housing units at an average density of 157.1 per square mile (60.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 27.27% White and 72.73% Native American.

There were 3 households, one of which had a child under the age of 18, all were small families, the average household size was 3.67 and the average family size was 3.67.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 27.3% under the age of 18, 36.4% from 25 to 44, and 36.4% from 45 to 64. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 83.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $152,338, and the median income for a family was $152,338. Males had a median income of $11,250 versus $51,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $41,917. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.


  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. ^ "Lotsee town, Oklahoma". United States Census Bureau.
  3. ^ Rivero, Nicolas (August 25, 2017). "The Smallest Town in Each of the 50 States". Mental Floss. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  4. ^ "The Tiniest Town in Every State". House Beautiful. Retrieved November 2, 2023.
  5. ^ a b Curtis Killman, "U.S. Census shows Oklahoma communities Shady Grove, Lotsee as least populated", The Oklahoman, May 1, 2011.
  6. ^ "Tulsa County native named DASNR Champion", High Plains Journal, May 2, 2011.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.

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