Located on K-18 highway in north-eastern Russell County, Lucas is known as the “Grassroots Art Capital of Kansas”. K-18 highway meets K-232 also known as the “Post Rock Scenic Byway” which leads into Lucas from Wilson Lake. Lucas resides in the Smoky Hills region of the Great Plains, just 8 miles north of Wilson Lake. Wolf Creek, a tributary of the Saline River flows on the eastern side of the southern edge of town. Lucas is a prime location for a hunter’s paradise, fishing enthusiasts, and outdoor recreational challenges.
Cross overcrowding off your list with a population of less than 400, enhancing the rural and outdoor attraction to this real estate market. There are less than 300 single family detached residences in Lucas, ranging in price from $10,000 to $80,000. This is definitely a housing market that is easy to consider whether you reside year round or visit during your favorite season.
Lucas boasts a diverse economy of manufacturing, agriculture, multiple tourism sector businesses and creative art industries. Famous for the Garden of Eden, Grassroot Art Center, Bowl Plaza, and K-18 youth baseball state tournament, Lucas offers the basics of overnight stay options, liquor store, bank, library, convenience/grocery store, mechanic shop, historic Brant’s Meat Market, community managed movie theater, and more! Festivals are community favorite in Lucas, hosting the Adam’s Apple Festival in September, Holiday events and an alumni gathering. The Lucas Chamber of Commerce serves as the hub of planning, coordination and promotion of Lucas’s events.
Lucas is governed by a mayor/council structure, and residents proudly support the Sylvan-Lucas USD 299 public school district. Go Mustangs! Cross traffic jams off your list with a population of less than 400. The City of Lucas provides electricity to local residents, Wilson Telephone provides land line telephone services, cable television and internet services. Kansas Gas Service provides heating fuel for natural gas needs.
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Lucas Homes for Sale
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