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Lake View, Alabama

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The location of Lake View

Welcome to Lake View ...

The town of Lake View is located in Tuscaloosa County.

The location of Lake View has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Lake View: Lk. View

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

Lake View is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lake View is located in 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 total 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 (with 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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lake View and not the distance if driven.<4>.

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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lake View. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Tuscaloosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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 we use 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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