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Welcome to Lester ...

Lester is located in Ouachita County<1>.

The location of Lester has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Lester is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lester is within the (870) area code.

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.

Communities near Lester ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lester.

  • Camden [Ouachita County]
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    • Camden [Ouachita County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Lester
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,749 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<5>
  • Bearden [Ouachita County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bearden
    • Bearden [Ouachita County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Lester
    • Estimated population in 2019: 858 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bearden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bearden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bearden<5>
  • East Camden [Ouachita County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Camden
    • East Camden [Ouachita County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Lester
    • Estimated population in 2019: 818 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Camden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Camden
  • Stephens [Ouachita County]
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    • Stephens [Ouachita County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Lester
    • Estimated population in 2019: 787 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stephens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephens<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sparkman [Dallas County]
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      • Sparkman [Dallas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Lester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 375 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparkman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparkman
    • Chidester [Ouachita County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chidester
      • Chidester [Ouachita County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Lester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 260 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chidester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chidester
    • Louann [Ouachita County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louann
      • Louann [Ouachita County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Lester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 151 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louann
    • Bluff City [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluff City
      • Bluff City [Nevada County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Lester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluff City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluff City<5>
    • Whelen Springs [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whelen Springs
      • Whelen Springs [Clark County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Lester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whelen Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whelen Springs
    • Cale [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cale
      • Cale [Nevada County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Lester
      • Estimated population in 2019: 69 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cale

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 Lester. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lester.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lester.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lester. See our Newspapers 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.

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>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Ouachita, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lester - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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       In this case, the coordinates for Lester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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