A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Lake City, Mississippi
Welcome to Lake City ...
The location of Lake City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Lake City: Lk. City
Lake City is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Lake City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Lake City lies within the (662) area code.
Adding Lake City to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Lake City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Lake City elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lake City on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Lake City ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Lake City: This one is located in Humphreys County and the other is located in Prentiss County.
Beyond Mississippi, there are 26 communities that are also named Lake City - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, 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.
Communities near Lake City ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lake City.
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 City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lake City.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lake City.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lake City. See our Newspapers 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 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 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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 State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021