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Welcome to Lucas ...

The Town of Lucas is located in Dunn 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, the Town of Lucas has a population of 802 people<3> (see below for details).

Lucas is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Lucas: (715) & (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lucas had an population of 802 people. This is an increase of 4.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Lucas had a population of 764 people. This makes Lucas the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Lucas represents 0.01% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1136th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 764 people, the population of Lucas increased 16.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 658 people).

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

Adding Lucas to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Lucas elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Lucas ...

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

  • Menomonie [Dunn County]
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    • Menomonie [Dunn County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Lucas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,551 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menomonie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menomonie
  • Baldwin [Saint Croix County]
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    • Baldwin [Saint Croix County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Lucas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,072 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
  • Menomonie [Dunn County]
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    • Menomonie [Dunn County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Lucas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,530 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menomonie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menomonie
  • Tainter [Dunn County]
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    • Tainter [Dunn County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Lucas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,433 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tainter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tainter
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    • Hammond [Saint Croix County]
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      • Hammond [Saint Croix County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Lucas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hammond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammond
    • Red Cedar [Dunn County]
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      • Red Cedar [Dunn County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Lucas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,193 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Cedar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Cedar
    • Elk Mound [Dunn County]
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      • Elk Mound [Dunn County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Lucas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,930 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Mound
    • Hammond [Saint Croix County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hammond
      • Hammond [Saint Croix County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Lucas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,886 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammond
    • Durand [Pepin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durand
      • Durand [Pepin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Lucas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,800 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durand
    • Spring Brook [Dunn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Brook
      • Spring Brook [Dunn County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Lucas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,674 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Brook

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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Dunn County: www.dunncountywi.govoffice2.com/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Dunn, 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>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>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 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lucas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lucas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9019, Longitude: -92.0707       In this case, the coordinates for Lucas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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