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Welcome to Lake City ...

The city of Lake City is located in Craighead County and is the County Seat for Craighead County.

A typical abbreviation for Lake City: Lk. City

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Lake City has a population of 2,405 people<1> (see below for details).

Lake City is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Lake City: (870)

The ZIP code for Lake City: 72437<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lake City had a population of 2,082 people. This makes Lake City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Lake City represents 0.07% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,082 people, the population of Lake City increased 6.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,956 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Lake City had an population of 2,405 people. This is an increase of 15.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.96% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lake City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bay   [Map]   1,817   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brookland   [Map]   3,098   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Caraway   [Map]   1,276   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   74,889   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Leachville   [Map]   1,826   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lepanto   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lake City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Lake City - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, South Dakota (2), Texas and Washington (2).

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

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 City. 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 City. 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 City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake City ...

Looking for more information about Lake City? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lake City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Lake City.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found 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 City. 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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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
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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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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Craighead County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Craighead County: www.craigheadcounty.org/

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Lake City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lake City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Lake City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lake City) 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 City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8201, Longitude: -90.4496     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lake City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lake City.