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Welcome to Lusk ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lusk has a population of 1,514 people<2> (see below for details).
Lusk was established in 1886.
The community of Lusk is 5,040 feet [1,536 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Lusk is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Lusk lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Lusk: (307)
The ZIP code for Lusk: 82225<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lusk had an population of 1,514 people. This is a decrease of 3.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.63% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lusk had a population of 1,567 people (which is 63.08% of the total population of Niobrara County). This makes Lusk the county's most populous community.
The population of Lusk represents 0.28% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,567 people, the population of Lusk increased 8.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,447 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lusk.
Adding Lusk to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lusk 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 Lusk was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Lusk on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Wyoming (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lusk on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Lusk ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Lusk - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee and Texas (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lusk.
Communities near Lusk ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lusk.
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 Lusk. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lusk.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lusk. 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 Lusk.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lusk. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lusk.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lusk ...
Looking for more information about Lusk? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Lusk, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lusk.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 11 Oct 2021