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Welcome to Lucky ...

The village of Lucky is located in Bienville Parish<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Lucky, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1905.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lucky has a population of 255 people<3> (see below for details).

Lucky is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lucky is within the boundaries of the (318) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lucky had an population of 255 people. This is a decrease of 6.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lucky had a population of 272 people. This makes Lucky the parish's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 272 people, the population of Lucky decreased 23.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 355 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lucky ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Lucky - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Lucky ...

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

  • Jonesboro
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesboro
    • Jonesboro is located in Jackson Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,415 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesboro <5>
  • Ringgold
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
  • Martin
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
    • Martin is located in Red River Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 543 people
  • Hodge
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hodge
    • Hodge is located in Jackson Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 429 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hodge <5>
  • Goldonna
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldonna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldonna
    • Goldonna is located in Natchitoches Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 416 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldonna <5>
  • North Hodge
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hodge
    • North Hodge is located in Jackson Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 372 people
  • Hall Summit
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hall Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hall Summit
    • Hall Summit is located in Red River Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hall Summit <5>
  • East Hodge
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hodge
    • East Hodge is located in Jackson Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 270 people
  • Saline
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saline
    • Saline is located in Bienville Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saline <5>
  • Ashland
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland is located in Natchitoches Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 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 Lucky. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lucky.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lucky ...

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

Adding Lucky to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lucky 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 Lucky was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Lucky post office opened in 1905.

We also found Lucky on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lucky.

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

The official website for Bienville Parish: www.bienvilleparish.org/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Bienville, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lucky.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lucky - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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