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Welcome to Lakeview ...

The town of Lakeview is located in Lake County<1> and is the County Seat for Lake County.

Lakeview was established in 1889.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lakeview has a population of 2,332 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Lakeview is 4,780 feet [1,457 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Lakeview is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Lakeview lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Lakeview: (541) & (458)<4>

The ZIP code for Lakeview: 97630<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lakeview had an population of 2,332 people. This is an increase of 1.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lakeview had a population of 2,294 people (which is 29.06% of the total population of Lake County). This makes Lakeview the county's most populous community.

The population of Lakeview represents 0.06% of the total population of Oregon (which has 3,831,074 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,294 people, the population of Lakeview decreased 7.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,474 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lakeview.

Communities Also Named Lakeview ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 110 communities that are also named Lakeview - they are located in Alabama (8), Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas (3), California (5), Colorado, Florida, Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Maryland (3), Massachusetts (2), Michigan (4), Mississippi, Missouri (4), Montana (3), Nevada (2), New Brunswick (2), New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia (4), Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania, Quebec, Saskatchewan, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (6), Texas (12), Utah (2), Virginia (3), Washington (2), Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Lakeview ...

We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Lakeview.

  • Fairport
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairport
    • Fairport is located in Modoc County (CA)
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Fairport
  • New Pine Creek
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Pine Creek
    • New Pine Creek is located in Modoc County (CA)
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on New Pine Creek
  • New Pine Creek
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Adel
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
  • Fort Bidwell
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Plush
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lakeview. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lakeview.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lakeview ...

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

Adding Lakeview to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lakeview 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 Lakeview was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lakeview.

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

The official website for Lake County:

The official website for State of Oregon:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Lake, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lakeview.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lakeview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Lakeview). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lakeview or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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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