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Welcome to Lucia ...

Lucia is located in Gaston County<1>.

Lucia is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Lucia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Lucia: (704) & (980)<3>

Websites for Lucia ...

Junior League:   www.jlgaston.org/

Communities Also Named Lucia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lucia - they are located in California and Washington.

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

Communities near Lucia ...

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

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Lucia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<5>
  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gastonia
    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Lucia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<5>
  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Lucia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<5>
  • Mooresville [Iredell County]
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    • Mooresville [Iredell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Lucia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,962 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooresville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooresville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Lucia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelius<5>
    • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
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      • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Lucia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly<5>
    • Davidson [Iredell County]
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      • Davidson [Iredell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Lucia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davidson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davidson<5>
    • Belmont [Gaston County]
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      • Belmont [Gaston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Lucia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<5>
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
      • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Lucia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<5>
    • Bessemer City [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer City
      • Bessemer City [Gaston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Lucia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer City<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lucia ...

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

Adding Lucia to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lucia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Lucia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lucia on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gaston County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gaston County: www.co.gaston.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Gaston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lucia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lucia) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lucia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LuciaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lucia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3849, Longitude: -81.0104    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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