Lavaca, Arkansas facts for kids
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Location of Lavaca in Sebastian County, Arkansas
|• Total||2.23 sq mi (5.78 km2)|
|• Land||2.22 sq mi (5.75 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||423 ft (129 m)|
|• Density||1,102.61/sq mi (425.78/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0077456|
Lavaca is a city in Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States. It is part of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 Census the population was 2,289. Lavaca was incorporated in 1919.
Lavaca is located at(35.336657, -94.176776).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||7||0.29%|
|Hispanic or Latino||134||5.47%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,450 people, 951 households, and 693 families residing in the city.
Elementary and secondary education
Public education for early childhood, elementary and secondary school students is provided primarily by the Lavaca School District, which leads to graduation from Lavaca High School. Lavaca High School was nationally recognized as a Bronze Medalist in the Best High Schools Report 2012 developed by U.S. News & World Report.
The district has undertaken construction projects to build a new school facilities for the high, middle and elementary schools. In 2010, the Lavaca Performing Arts Center was completed on the campus of Lavaca High School and is available to the city for community events.
The Scott Sebastian Regional Library system based in Greenwood maintains the Lavaca Branch Library that contains books, magazines, newspapers and multimedia.
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