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Welcome to Luck ...

The village of Luck is located in Polk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Luck has a population of 1,051 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Luck is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Luck had an population of 1,051 people. This is a decrease of 6.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Luck had a population of 1,119 people. This makes Luck the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Luck represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 785th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,119 people, the population of Luck decreased 7.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,210 people).

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

Communities Also Named Luck ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Luck - they are located in Georgia and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Luck ...

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

  • Osceola [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osceola
    • Osceola [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Luck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,888 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osceola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osceola
  • Amery [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amery
    • Amery [Polk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Luck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,812 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amery
  • Lincoln [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
    • Lincoln [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Luck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,186 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
  • Saint Croix Falls [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Croix Falls
    • Saint Croix Falls [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Luck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,046 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Croix Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Croix Falls
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eureka [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka
      • Eureka [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Luck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,659 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka
    • Garfield [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garfield
      • Garfield [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Luck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,650 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garfield
    • Balsam Lake [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balsam Lake
      • Balsam Lake [Polk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Luck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,417 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balsam Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balsam Lake
    • Grantsburg [Burnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsburg
      • Grantsburg [Burnett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Luck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,281 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsburg
    • Milltown [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milltown
      • Milltown [Polk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Luck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milltown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milltown
    • Saint Croix Falls [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Croix Falls
      • Saint Croix Falls [Polk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Luck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Croix Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Croix Falls

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Luck. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Luck.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Luck ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.wi.us/

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 Polk, 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 Luck.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Luck - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Luck) 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 Luck. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Luck

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Luck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5752, Longitude: -92.4674       In this case, the coordinates for Luck have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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