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Lake City, South Carolina
Welcome to Lake City ...
A typical abbreviation for Lake City: Lk. City
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lake City has a population of 6,480 people<2> (see below for details).
Lake City was established in 1736.
The community of Lake City is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Lake City lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Lake City lies within the (843) area code.
The ZIP code for Lake City: 29560<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lake City had an population of 6,480 people. This is a decrease of 2.92% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lake City had a population of 6,675 people. This makes Lake City the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Lake City represents 0.14% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,675 people, the population of Lake City increased 3.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,478 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lake City.
Communities Also Named Lake City ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Pennsylvania (2), 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. Our list includes 6 papers. 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Lake City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lake City.
Adding Lake City to Our Gazetteer ...
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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lake City 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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Florence County: www.florenceco.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022