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Welcome to Lakeland ...

The city of Lakeland is located in Shelby County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lakeland has a population of 12,642 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lakeland.

Lakeland is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lakeland is within the (901) area code.

Websites for Lakeland ...

Official Website: www.cityoflakeland.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lakeland had an population of 12,642 people. This is an increase of 1.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 84.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lakeland had a population of 12,430 people. This makes Lakeland the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Lakeland represents 0.2% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,430 people, the population of Lakeland increased 81.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,862 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lakeland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Lakeland - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (3), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), South Carolina, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Lakeland ...

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

  • Memphis [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Memphis
    • Memphis [Shelby County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Lakeland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 651,073 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Memphis<6>
  • Collierville [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collierville
    • Collierville [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Lakeland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 51,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collierville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collierville<6>
  • Germantown [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germantown
    • Germantown [Shelby County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Lakeland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Germantown<6>
  • Spring Lake [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Lake
    • Spring Lake [Shelby County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Lakeland
    • Estimated population in 2014: 34,269 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Lake
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millington [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millington
      • Millington [Shelby County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Lakeland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millington<6>
    • Clopton [Tipton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clopton
      • Clopton [Tipton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Lakeland
      • Estimated population in 2014: 9,889 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clopton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clopton
    • Atoka [Tipton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atoka
      • Atoka [Tipton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Lakeland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,517 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atoka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atoka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atoka<6>
    • Oakland [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Fayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Lakeland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,345 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Feathers Chapel [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Feathers Chapel
      • Feathers Chapel [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Lakeland
      • Estimated population in 2014: 7,102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Feathers Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Feathers Chapel
    • Munford [Tipton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munford
      • Munford [Tipton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Lakeland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Munford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munford<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lakeland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Shelby County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lakeland: www.cityoflakeland.com/

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountytn.gov/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Shelby, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lakeland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lakeland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Lakeland) 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 Lakeland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lakeland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lakeland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2585, Longitude: -89.7307       In this case, the coordinates for Lakeland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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