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The location of Lester









Welcome to Lester ...

Lester is located in Ouachita County.

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

Lester is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Lester: (870)

Communities near Lester ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lester and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bearden   [Map]   877   E   18 miles [29 km]
Bluff City   [Map]   117   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cale   [Map]   70   W   18 miles [29 km]
Camden   [Map]   11,030   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chidester   [Map]   264   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
East Camden   [Map]   841   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

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 Arkansas communities named Lester: This one is located in Ouachita County and the other is located in Craighead County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 23 communities that are also named Lester - they are located in Alabama (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.

See 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 ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Ouachita County

About Arkansas

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.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

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>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lester) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6487, Longitude: -92.9202     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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