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Welcome to Lake View ...

Lake View is located in Erie County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Lake View: Lk. View

Lake View is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lake View lies within the (716) area code.

Communities Also Named Lake View ...

While we believe that this Lake View is located in Erie County, we know of another 2 New York communities named Lake View. Those communities are located in the following counties: Madison and Saratoga County.

Beyond New York, there are 39 communities that are also named Lake View - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida (2), Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Quebec, South Carolina (3), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Lake View ...

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

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Lake View
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<5>
  • Cheektowaga [Erie County]
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    • Cheektowaga [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Lake View
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheektowaga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheektowaga
  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
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    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Lake View
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,291 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonawanda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonawanda
  • Hamburg [Erie County]
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    • Hamburg [Erie County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Lake View
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Seneca [Erie County]
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      • West Seneca [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Lake View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Seneca
    • Fort Erie
    • Orchard Park [Erie County]
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      • Orchard Park [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Lake View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,713 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Park
    • Port Colborne
    • Lackawanna [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lackawanna
      • Lackawanna [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Lake View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lackawanna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lackawanna<5>
    • Evans [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evans
      • Evans [Erie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Lake View
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,998 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evans

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake View ...

Looking for more information about Lake View? 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 View, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lake View.

Adding Lake View to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lake View 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 Lake View was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Lake View on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Erie County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Erie County: www.erie.gov/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Erie, 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 View - 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 View) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake View. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7112, Longitude: -78.9361       In this case, the coordinates for Lake View 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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