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Lamar, MO -- U.S. city in Missouri
Population (2000): 4425
Housing Units (2000): 1995
Land area (2000): 3.832791 sq. miles (9.926882 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.303373 sq. miles (0.785733 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 4.136164 sq. miles (10.712615 sq. km)
FIPS code: 40376
Located within: Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
Location: 37.493676 N, 94.272111 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
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Lamar, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas
Population (2000): 1415
Housing Units (2000): 585
Land area (2000): 4.355428 sq. miles (11.280506 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.009015 sq. miles (0.023348 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 4.364443 sq. miles (11.303854 sq. km)
FIPS code: 38290
Located within: Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
Location: 35.440546 N, 93.392764 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 72846
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Lamar, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska
Population (2000): 19
Housing Units (2000): 12
Land area (2000): 0.076517 sq. miles (0.198177 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.076517 sq. miles (0.198177 sq. km)
FIPS code: 26175
Located within: Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
Location: 40.572451 N, 101.977822 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 69035
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Lamar, CO -- U.S. city in Colorado
Population (2000): 8869
Housing Units (2000): 3656
Land area (2000): 4.231861 sq. miles (10.960468 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 4.231861 sq. miles (10.960468 sq. km)
FIPS code: 43110
Located within: Colorado (CO), FIPS 08
Location: 38.083288 N, 102.620891 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 81052
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Lamar, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 172
Housing Units (2000): 77
Land area (2000): 12.067239 sq. miles (31.254003 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 12.067239 sq. miles (31.254003 sq. km)
FIPS code: 41250
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 35.098974 N, 96.125242 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 74850
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Lamar, SC -- U.S. town in South Carolina
Population (2000): 1015
Housing Units (2000): 467
Land area (2000): 1.160587 sq. miles (3.005907 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.160587 sq. miles (3.005907 sq. km)
FIPS code: 39805
Located within: South Carolina (SC), FIPS 45
Location: 34.170388 N, 80.062526 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 29069
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Lamar -- U.S. County in Georgia
Population (2000): 15912
Housing Units (2000): 6145
Land area (2000): 184.820901 sq. miles (478.683917 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.971147 sq. miles (2.515258 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 185.792048 sq. miles (481.199175 sq. km)
Located within: Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
Location: 33.077540 N, 84.157856 W
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Lamar County
Lamar County, GA
Lamar -- U.S. County in Mississippi
Population (2000): 39070
Housing Units (2000): 15433
Land area (2000): 497.066954 sq. miles (1287.397446 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 3.420769 sq. miles (8.859751 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 500.487723 sq. miles (1296.257197 sq. km)
Located within: Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
Location: 31.202475 N, 89.474196 W
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Lamar County
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Lamar -- U.S. County in Texas
Population (2000): 48499
Housing Units (2000): 21113
Land area (2000): 916.806720 sq. miles (2374.518404 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 15.662155 sq. miles (40.564794 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 932.468875 sq. miles (2415.083198 sq. km)
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 33.652536 N, 95.560721 W
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Lamar County
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Lamar -- U.S. County in Alabama
Population (2000): 15904
Housing Units (2000): 7517
Land area (2000): 604.847045 sq. miles (1566.546589 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.617974 sq. miles (1.600546 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 605.465019 sq. miles (1568.147135 sq. km)
Located within: Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
Location: 33.772995 N, 88.084702 W
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Wikipedia
Lamar

Lamar or Lamarr is a word with multiple origins. It is in use as a feminine Arabic name meaning "liquid gold". Its English use is primarily masculine and derives from an English and ultimately French surname that originated from a place name in Normandy meaning "the pond" (la mare). It may also refer to:

Lamar (surname)

Lamar, Lamarr or slight variations thereof is the surname of:

  • Adriana Lamar (1908–1946), Mexican film actress
  • Ann Hannaford Lamar (born 1952), American judge, Mississippi Supreme Court associate justice
  • Barbara La Marr (1896–1926), American actress
  • Bill Lamar (1897–1970), American baseball player
  • Bo Lamar (born 1951), American basketball player
  • Burney Lamar (born 1980), American race car driver
  • Charles Augustus Lafayette Lamar (1825-1865) owned the salve ship Wanderer, Confederate supporter
  • Chuck LaMar (born 1956), American baseball executive, first general manager of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays
  • Gazaway Bugg Lamar (1798–1874), steamboat pioneer, Wall Street banker, Confederate supporter
  • Hedy Lamarr (1913–2000), Austrian actress and co-inventor of spread spectrum frequency hopping
  • Henry Lamar (coach) (1906–1985), American boxing and football coach
  • Henry Graybill Lamar (1798–1861), American politician and judge
  • Holly Lamar, American country music singer and songwriter
  • Howard R. Lamar (born 1923), American historian
  • J. Robert Lamar (1866–1923), American politician
  • Jason Lamar (born 1978), American football player
  • John Basil Lamar (1812–1878), American politician
  • Joseph Rucker Lamar, (1857–1916), American judge, United States Supreme Court justice
  • Kendrick Lamar (born 1987), American hip hop recording artist
  • Lindsey Lamar (born 1990), American football player
  • Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (I) (1797–1834), American judge
  • Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (II) (1825–1893), American politician, United States Supreme Court justice
  • Mark Lamarr (born 1967), British comedian
  • Mirabeau B. Lamar (1798–859), Texan politician, second president of the Republic of Texas
  • Phil LaMarr (born 1967), American comedian
  • Tillie Lamar (1865–1891), American college football player
  • William Bailey Lamar (1853–1928), American politician
  • William H. Lamar (1853–1928), American lawyer and government officeholder
Lamar (given name)

Lamar or Lamarr is the given name of:

  • Lamar Alexander (born 1940), American politician, Republican, former presidential hopeful
  • LaMar Baker (1915-2003), American politician and businessman
  • Lamar Campbell (born 1976), American retired National Football League player
  • Lamar Campbell (musician) (born 1964), American gospel musician
  • Lamar Chapman (born 1976), American former National Football League player
  • Lamar Davis (1921-2014), American National Football League player
  • Lamar Dodd (1909-1996), American painter
  • Lamar Fisher, mayor of Pompano Beach, Florida, elected in 2007
  • Lamar Holmes (born 1989), American National Football League player
  • Lamar Hoover (1887-1944), American college football player and coach
  • Lamarr Houston (born 1987), American National Football League player
  • LaMarr Hoyt (born 1955), former Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Lamar Hunt (1932-2006), American founder of several sports leagues, owner of various teams and sports promoter, member of several sports' halls of fame
  • Lamar King (born 1975), American retired National Football League player
  • Lamar Lathon (born 1967), American retired National Football League player
  • Lamar Lemmons, Jr., American politician
  • Lamar Lundy (1935-2007), American National Football League player
  • Lamar McGriggs (born 1968), American retired National Football League and Canadian Football League player
  • Lamar McHan (1932-1998), American National Football League quarterback
  • Lamar Miller (born 1991), American National Football League player
  • Lamar Neagle (born 1987), American Major League Soccer player
  • Lamar Odom (born 1979), American National Basketball Association player
  • Lamar Patterson (born 1991), American basketball player
  • Lamar Powell (born 1993), English footballer
  • Lamar Rogers (born 1967), American retired National Football League player
  • Lamar Smith (born 1947), American politician
  • Lamar Smith (activist) (1892–1955), African-American civil rights activist and murder victim
  • Lamar Smith (American football) (born 1970), American retired National Football League player
  • Lamar Trotti (1900-1952), American movie screenwriter, producer and executive
  • Lamar Williams (1949-1983), American musician, bassist for The Allman Brothers Band
  • LaMarr Woodley (born 1984), American National Football League player

Usage examples of "lamar".

He turned Mattie onto her side, and then with Mattie lying on the kitchen floor holding onto the lower ridge of a bottom cabinet door, Lamar pried the rocker apart and pulled it from around her.

Severely humped, so that she had to look up toward her eyebrows to see straight ahead, Mattie walked slowly by Lamar, into the kitchen, and opened the refrigerator door.

In three trips, Mattie and Lamar put the pillows, cushions, box spring, and mattress back in the house.

They all heard sounds of Lamar walking across the roof toward the ladder.

She brought Lamar his food and drink and then went back and got a board for the rocker seat, put it across the seat, and sat down.

Maybe Lamar, but she doubted it: the way he kept his hat on in the house indicated something, a lack of something.

When Lamar stopped wearing that hat inside, decided to polish his shoes and get some crease in his pants he could be downright pleasant to be around.

While Lamar was moving the truck, Wesley picked up the telephone and dialed.

In the backyard, Lamar and Finner had just finished fitting the well-house top in place and Finner had started painting it.

They stood face to face, Elaine trying to move on into the kitchen away from Wesley and Lamar in the den.

Thursday night Mattie called Lamar to be sure he remembered about Saturday morning.

I turned around and saw Lamar stomping toward us over the beach from the far end, the sun shining off his dark bald head, a day pack on his back, his own semi-automatic slung over his shoulder.

Ignoring Lamar, I tried turning the boat right side up, but it was too much for me.

But Lamar had already checked the water and thrown his day pack into the boat, and was pushing it off the sand.

When the dinghy was afloat, its flat stern toward the shore, Lamar stood knee-deep in the water, holding the gunwales and looking around us, and I helped Christopher in, also keeping an eye on the water.