Lamar, Arkansas facts for kids
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Location of Lamar in Johnson County, Arkansas
|• Total||4.64 sq mi (12.03 km2)|
|• Land||4.62 sq mi (11.95 km2)|
|• Water||0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)|
|Elevation||440 ft (134 m)|
|• Density||372.40/sq mi (143.80/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0077440|
Lamar is located at(35.440546, -93.392764).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11 km2), of which, 4.4 square miles (11 km2) of it is land and 0.23% is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||28||1.63%|
|Hispanic or Latino||168||9.77%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,719 people, 747 households, and 486 families residing in the city.
Public education for early childhood, elementary and secondary students is primarily provided by the Lamar School District, which includes:
- Lamar Elementary School, serving pre-kindergarten through grade 3.
- Lamar Middle School, serving grades 4 through 7.
- Lamar High School, serving grades 8 through 12.
Lee Cazort, the youngest ever Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives and youngest ever Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, attended public school in Lamar before moving to Fort Smith.
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