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(Prentiss County)

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Welcome to Lake City ...

Lake City is located in Prentiss County<1>.

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 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lake City is within the (662) area code.

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 Prentiss County and the other is located in Humphreys 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.

  • Saltillo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Lake City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<5>
  • Baldwyn [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwyn
    • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Lake City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<5>
  • Guntown [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntown
    • Guntown [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Lake City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<5>
  • Burnsville [Tishomingo County]
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    • Burnsville [Tishomingo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Lake City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 934 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumpertown
    • Dumas [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
      • Dumas [Tippah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas
    • Glen [Alcorn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen
      • Glen [Alcorn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen
    • Tishomingo [Tishomingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tishomingo
      • Tishomingo [Tishomingo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tishomingo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tishomingo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tishomingo<5>
    • Rienzi [Alcorn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rienzi
      • Rienzi [Alcorn County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 308 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rienzi
    • Marietta [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
      • Marietta [Prentiss County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marietta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta

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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Prentiss County

About Mississippi

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Prentiss, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6420, Longitude: -88.5498       In this case, the coordinates for Lake City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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