Lucas County, Iowa



 



Lucas County Courthouse, Chariton, Iowa



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I am the Lucas County Coordinator for IAGenWeb. My name is Ann (Sears) Selvig. I look forward to adding your contributions to the Lucas County web site. 


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Lucas County was founded January 13, 1846 and is named after former Territorial Governor Robert Lucas.  The county has a total area of 434 square miles, of which 431 square miles are land, with 3.8 square miles being water.

Counties adjacent to Lucas include Warren County to the northwest, Marion County to the northeast, Monroe County to the east, Wayne County to the south and Clarke County to the west.

The population of Lucas County in the 2010 census was 8,898 people which was a decrease of 524 people or decline of 5.6%.

Chariton is the county seat, as well as being the largest city with a population of 4,321.  Other cities include Russell, Lucas, Williamson and Derby with Norwood being unincorporated. 

Lucas County has 12 townships, Benton, Cedar, English, Jackson, Liberty, Lincoln, Otter Creek, Pleasant, Union, Warren, Washington and Whitebreast.

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