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Lester, Alabama
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The location of Lester

Welcome to Lester ...

The town of Lester is located in Limestone County.

The location of Lester has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lester has a population of 124 people<2> (see below for details).

Lester is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lester lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Lester: (256) and (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Lester: 35647<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lester had a population of 111 people. This makes Lester the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 111 people, the population of Lester increased 3.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 107 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lester had an population of 124 people. This is an increase of 11.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.89% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lester.

Communities near Lester ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Athens   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Lester

Liberty Grove   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Lester

Located in Lawrence County (TN)

Pulaski   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lester

Located in Giles County (TN)

Powell Chapel   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lester

Located in Giles County (TN)

New Prospect   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Lester

Located in Lawrence County (TN)

Wales   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Lester

Located in Giles County (TN)

Loretto   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Lester

Located in Lawrence County (TN)

Ardmore   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Lester

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lester

Located in Lauderdale County

Ardmore   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Lester

Located in Giles County (TN)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lester.

Communities Also Named Lester ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Lester: This one is located in Limestone County and the other is located in Etowah County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 23 communities that are also named Lester - they are located in Arkansas (2), Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lester.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lester. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lester. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lester.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lester:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lester ...

Looking for more information about Lester? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Lester? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lester, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lester.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lester. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lester.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lester - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Lester). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lester or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lester) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lester. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lester

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9877, Longitude: -87.1515     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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