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Welcome to Lakeland ...
The city of Lakeland is located in Shelby County.
The location of Lakeland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Lakeland has a population of 12,618 people<2> (see below for details).
Lakeland is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Lakeland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Lakeland is within the boundaries of the (901) area code.
Population Details ...
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 total 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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lakeland had an population of 12,618 people. This is an increase of 1.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 83.88% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lakeland.
Communities near Lakeland ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lakeland and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lakeland:
Websites for Lakeland ...
Official Website: www.cityoflakeland.com/
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 ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 21 Feb 2019