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Welcome to Lucas ...

The city of Lucas is located

Lucas is located in Collin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lucas has a population of 8,566 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lucas.

The community of Lucas is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Lucas ...

Official Website: www.ci.lucas.tx.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lucas had an population of 8,566 people. This is an increase of 65.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 196.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lucas had a population of 5,166 people. This makes Lucas the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Lucas represents 0.02% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 330th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,166 people, the population of Lucas increased 78.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,890 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lucas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Lucas: This one is located in Collin County and the other is located in Jefferson County.

Beyond Texas, there are 22 communities that are also named Lucas - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee 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.

  • Plano [Collin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plano
    • Plano [Collin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Lucas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 291,296 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plano
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plano<6>
  • Garland [Dallas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garland
    • Garland [Dallas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Lucas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 238,139 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garland<6>
  • Frisco [Collin County]
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    • Frisco [Collin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Lucas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frisco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frisco<6>
  • McKinney [Collin County]
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    • McKinney [Collin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Lucas
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 208,272 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKinney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKinney<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carrollton [Collin County]
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      • Carrollton [Collin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Lucas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 139,892 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<6>
    • Richardson [Dallas County]
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      • Richardson [Dallas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Lucas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 121,112 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richardson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richardson<6>
    • Rowlett [Dallas County]
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      • Rowlett [Dallas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Lucas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 68,388 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rowlett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowlett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowlett<6>
    • Rockwall [Rockwall County]
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      • Rockwall [Rockwall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Lucas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockwall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockwall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockwall<6>
    • The Colony [Denton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Colony
      • The Colony [Denton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Lucas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for The Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on The Colony
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for The Colony<6>
    • Prosper [Collin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prosper
      • Prosper [Collin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Lucas
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prosper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prosper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prosper<6>

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.

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

We also found Lucas on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1897).

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Collin County

About Texas

The official website for Lucas: www.ci.lucas.tx.us/

The official website for Collin County: www.co.collin.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Collin, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lucas.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lucas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Lucas) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lucas. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LucasOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lucas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0985, Longitude: -96.5820       In this case, the coordinates for Lucas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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