A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Lavaca ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lavaca has a population of 2,427 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Lavaca.
Lavaca is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Lavaca lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Lavaca: (479)
The ZIP code for Lavaca: 72941<4>
Websites for Lavaca ...
Official Website: www.cityoflavaca.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lavaca had an population of 2,427 people. This is an increase of 6.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.99% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lavaca had a population of 2,289 people. This makes Lavaca the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Lavaca represents 0.08% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 116th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,289 people, the population of Lavaca increased 25.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,825 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lavaca.
Adding Lavaca to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Lavaca in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Lavaca elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lavaca on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Lavaca ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lavaca - they are located in Alabama and Nebraska.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lavaca.
Communities near Lavaca ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lavaca.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lavaca. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lavaca.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lavaca. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lavaca.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lavaca. See our Newspapers Page for Lavaca.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lavaca ...
Looking for more information about Lavaca? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Lavaca, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lavaca.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lavaca: www.cityoflavaca.com/
The official website for Sebastian County: www.sebastiancountyonline.com/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2021