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Lake View, Alabama

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Welcome to Lake View ...

The town of Lake View is located in Tuscaloosa County.

A typical abbreviation for Lake View: Lk. View

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lake View has a population of 2,303 people<1> (see below for details).

Lake View is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Lake View lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Lake View is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lake View had a population of 1,943 people. This makes Lake View the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Lake View represents 0.04% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 186th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,943 people, the population of Lake View increased 43.18% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,357 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lake View had an population of 2,303 people. This is an increase of 18.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 69.71% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lake View.

Communities near Lake View ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Brighton   [Map]   2,801   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brookwood   [Map]   1,857   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,683   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lake View.

Communities Also Named Lake View ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Lake View: This one is located in Tuscaloosa County and the other is located in Covington County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 39 communities that are also named Lake View - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida (2), Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (3), North Carolina (2), Ohio, Quebec, South Carolina (3), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lake View.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lake View. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lake View. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lake View.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lake View:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake View ...

Looking for more information about Lake View? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Lake View? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lake View, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lake View.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Lake View. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake View. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lake View.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake View - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Lake View. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lake View) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lake View. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake View

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake View. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2816, Longitude: -87.1386     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lake View have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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