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Welcome to Lake Alfred ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Lake Alfred, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.
A typical abbreviation for Lake Alfred: Lk. Alfred
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lake Alfred has a population of 6,259 people<2> (see below for details).
Lake Alfred is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Lake Alfred lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Lake Alfred: (863)
The ZIP code for Lake Alfred: 33850<4>
Websites for Lake Alfred ...
Official Website: www.ci.lake-alfred.fl.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lake Alfred had an population of 6,259 people. This is an increase of 24.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60.9% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lake Alfred had a population of 5,015 people. This makes Lake Alfred the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Lake Alfred represents 0.03% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 214th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,015 people, the population of Lake Alfred increased 28.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,890 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lake Alfred.
Communities near Lake Alfred ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lake Alfred.
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 Lake Alfred. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lake Alfred.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lake Alfred. 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 Lake Alfred.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lake Alfred. See our Newspapers Page for Lake Alfred.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Alfred ...
Looking for more information about Lake Alfred? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Lake Alfred, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lake Alfred.
Adding Lake Alfred to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lake Alfred in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lake Alfred was on a map titled Road Map for Florida (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Lake Alfred.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lake Alfred: www.ci.lake-alfred.fl.us/
The official website for Polk County: www.polk-county.net/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Feb 2024