Lufkin, Texas

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Lufkin is a city in Texas.

Geography[change | change source]

Lufkin is located at 31°20′13″N 94°43′49″W / 31.33694°N 94.73028°W / 31.33694; -94.73028 (31.336874, -94.730374)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 33.7 square miles (87.2 km2), of which 33.4 square miles (86.4 km2) is land and 0.27 square miles (0.7 km2), or 0.83%, is water.

Lufkin is at the crossroads of East Texas at the intersections of Highways US 59, future Interstate 69, which leads to Houston and the Rio Grande Valley to the south and Nacogdoches and Texarkana to the north, and US 69, which leads from the Golden Triangle of southeast Texas (Port Arthur and Beaumont) to points such as Jacksonville, Tyler, Dallas, and Oklahoma to the north.

Climate[change | change source]

  • On average, the warmest month is August.
  • The highest recorded temperature was 110 °F in 1909.
  • On average, the coolest month is January.
  • The lowest recorded temperature was -2 °F in 1930.
  • The maximum average precipitation occurs in May.

Regional cities and their distance from Ruston, Louisiana include:

City Miles
Nacogdoches, Texas 9 Miles
Houston, Texas 120 Miles
Beaumont, Texas 106 Miles
Dallas, Texas 168 Miles
New Orleans 343 Miles
Shreveport, Louisiana 117 Miles
Texarkana, Texas 168 Miles
Waco, Texas 162 Miles
El Dorado, Arkansas 210 Miles
Little Rock, Arkansas 313 Miles

References[change | change source]

  1. "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.