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Welcome to Lucas ...

Lucas is located in Logan County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Lucas, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1901.

Lucas is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Lucas is within the boundaries of the (479) area code.

Communities Also Named Lucas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 22 communities that are also named Lucas - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Lucas ...

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

  • Greenwood
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood is located in Sebastian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,396 people
  • Booneville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Waldron
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Charleston
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,500 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston <3>
  • Lavaca
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavaca
    • Lavaca is located in Sebastian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,439 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lavaca <3>
  • Mansfield
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
    • Mansfield is located in Sebastian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,089 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield <3>
  • Hackett
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hackett have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hackett
    • Hackett is located in Sebastian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 837 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hackett <3>
  • Magazine
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magazine have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magazine
    • Magazine is located in Logan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 824 people
  • Hartford
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford is located in Sebastian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 623 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford <3>
  • Huntington
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
    • Huntington is located in Sebastian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 615 people

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lucas. 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 Lucas.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lucas ...

Looking for more information about Lucas? 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 Lucas, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lucas.

Adding Lucas to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lucas in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lucas was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Lucas post office opened in 1901.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lucas.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lucas. 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 Logan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lucas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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