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Lucia
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation 354 ft (108 m)
ZIP code 93920
FIPS code 06-44427
GNIS feature ID 1660963
Looking South From Lucia, CA, 3 December, 2011
Looking south from Lucia - 3 December 2011

Lucia is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California. It is located 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Lopez Point, at an elevation of 354 feet (108 m). Lucia is one of the three small settlements of restaurants, and motels located along State Route 1 on the Big Sur coast. The ZIP Code is 93920, but mail sent to Lucia must be addressed "Big Sur". The community is inside area code 831.

A post office operated at Lucia from 1900 to 1933, moving in 1906, and from 1936 to 1938. The name honors Lucia Dani, its first postmaster. The movie Zandy's Bride is loosely based on the Harlan clan that still operates the facilities.


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