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Welcome to Lake City ...

Lake City is located in Nevada County.

A typical abbreviation for Lake City: Lk. City

Lake City is 3,380 feet [1,030 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Lake City is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Lake City lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Lake City: (530)

Communities near Lake City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lake City and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alleghany   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Camptonville   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Colfax   [Map]   2,005   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Forest   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gold Flat   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Grass Valley   [Map]   12,987   SW   11 miles [17.7 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 two California communities named Lake City: This one is located in Nevada County and the other is located in Modoc County.

Beyond California, there are 26 communities that are also named Lake City - they are located in Arkansas, 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.

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.

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

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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 Nevada County: www.new.mynevadacounty.com/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Lake City. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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: 39.3585, Longitude: -120.9416     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lake City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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