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Welcome to Lake Vista ...

Lake Vista is located in Bolivar County<1>.

The location of Lake Vista has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Lake Vista: Lk. Vista

Lake Vista is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lake Vista is within the (662) area code.

Adding Lake Vista 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 Vista 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 Vista 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 Vista on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Lake Vista ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lake Vista - it's located in Tennessee.

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

Communities near Lake Vista ...

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

  • Greenville [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Lake Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Leland [Washington County]
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    • Leland [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Lake Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • McGehee [Desha County]
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    • McGehee [Desha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Lake Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McGehee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McGehee<5>
  • Shaw [Bolivar County]
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    • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Lake Vista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaw
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rosedale [Bolivar County]
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      • Rosedale [Bolivar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Lake Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,588 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosedale<5>
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
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      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Lake Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metcalfe
    • Benoit [Bolivar County]
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      • Benoit [Bolivar County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Lake Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benoit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benoit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benoit<5>
    • Beulah [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beulah
      • Beulah [Bolivar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Lake Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulah
    • Arkansas City [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkansas City
      • Arkansas City [Desha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Lake Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkansas City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas City
    • Pace [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pace
      • Pace [Bolivar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Lake Vista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pace

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 Vista. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lake Vista.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lake Vista. 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 Vista.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Vista ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Bolivar County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake Vista. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Bolivar County: www.co.bolivar.ms.us/

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 Bolivar, 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 Vista - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lake Vista) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Vista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6090, Longitude: -91.0629       In this case, the coordinates for Lake Vista 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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