Lucia, California

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Lucia
Unincorporated community
Lucia is located in California
Lucia
Lucia
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°01′15″N 121°33′02″W / 36.02083°N 121.55056°W / 36.02083; -121.55056Coordinates: 36°01′15″N 121°33′02″W / 36.02083°N 121.55056°W / 36.02083; -121.55056
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation[1] 354 ft (108 m)
ZIP code 93920[2]
FIPS code 06-44427
GNIS feature ID 1660963
Looking south from Lucia - 3 December 2011

Lucia is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Lopez Point,[3] at an elevation of 354 feet (108 m).[1] 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",[4] and 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.[3] The name honors Lucia Dani, its first postmaster.[3] The movie Zandy's Bride is loosely based on the Harlan clan that still operates the facilities.

Government[edit]

At the county level, Lucia is represented on the Monterey County Board of Supervisors by Supervisor Dave Potter.[5]

In the California State Legislature, Lucia is in the 17th Senate District, represented by Democrat Bill Monning, and in the 30th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Luis Alejo.[6]

In the United States House of Representatives, Lucia is in California's 20th congressional district, represented by Democrat Sam Farr[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Lucia". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved March 17, 2015. 
  2. ^ "ZIP Code(tm) Lookup". United States Postal Service. Retrieved March 17, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 921. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  4. ^ USPS ZIP Code lookup tool
  5. ^ "Monterey County Supervisorial District 5 Map (North District 5)". County of Monterey. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Retrieved February 2, 2015. 
  7. ^ "California's 20th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved September 24, 2014. 

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