Colo is a community located in the "Golden Circle" of central Iowa at the intersection of Highways 30 and 65. Colo has convenient access to two interstate highways, Interstate 35 is 12 miles to the west and Interstate 80 is less than 30 miles to the south.

Colo is surrounded by thriving cities with Newton, Marshalltown, Nevada and Ames all within a 35 mile radius. A drive to Des Moines, the capital of Iowa, will take less than 45 minutes.