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Welcome to Cherry Lake ...

Cherry Lake is located in Madison County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Cherry Lake: Cherry Lk.

Cherry Lake is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Cherry Lake lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Cherry Lake is located in the (850) area code.

Communities Also Named Cherry Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Florida communities named Cherry Lake: This one is located in Madison County and the other is located in Sumter County.

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

Communities near Cherry Lake ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cherry Lake.

  • Valdosta [Lowndes County]
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    • Valdosta [Lowndes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Cherry Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,668 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdosta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdosta<4>
  • Fodie [Brooks County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fodie
    • Fodie [Brooks County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Cherry Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,037 people
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  • Quitman [Brooks County]
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    • Quitman [Brooks County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Cherry Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,625 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quitman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quitman<4>
  • Madison [Madison County]
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    • Madison [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Cherry Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,789 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Park [Lowndes County]
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      • Lake Park [Lowndes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Cherry Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,371 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Park<4>
    • Remerton [Lowndes County]
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      • Remerton [Lowndes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Cherry Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Remerton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Remerton
    • Dasher [Lowndes County]
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      • Dasher [Lowndes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Cherry Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,025 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dasher have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dasher
    • Jennings [Hamilton County]
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      • Jennings [Hamilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Cherry Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 869 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jennings
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jennings<4>
    • Greenville [Madison County]
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      • Greenville [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Cherry Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 831 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<4>
    • McIntyre Spring [Brooks County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McIntyre Spring
      • McIntyre Spring [Brooks County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Cherry Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 605 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McIntyre Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cherry Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cherry Lake.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cherry Lake. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cherry Lake.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cherry Lake. See our Newspapers Page for Cherry Lake.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cherry Lake ...

Looking for more information about Cherry Lake? 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 Cherry Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cherry Lake.

Adding Cherry Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cherry Lake in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cherry Lake was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Cherry Lake in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cherry Lake on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Cherry Lake

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The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cherry Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cherry Lake) 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 Cherry Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cherry LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cherry Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5826, Longitude: -83.4278    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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