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Welcome to Lake City ...

The town of Lake City is located on the Gulf Coast.

Lake City is located in San Patricio County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Lake City: Lk. City

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lake City has a population of 512 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Lake City is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Lake City: (361)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lake City had an population of 512 people. This is an increase of 0.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lake City had a population of 509 people. This makes Lake City the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 509 people, the population of Lake City decreased 3.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 526 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 Carolina, South Dakota (2) 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.

  • Orange Grove [Jim Wells County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange Grove
    • Orange Grove [Jim Wells County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Lake City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,296 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange Grove<6>
  • San Patricio [San Patricio County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Patricio
    • San Patricio [San Patricio County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Lake City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Patricio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Patricio
  • Sandia [Jim Wells County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandia
    • Sandia [Jim Wells County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Lake City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandia<6>
  • Casa Blanca [Jim Wells County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casa Blanca
    • Casa Blanca [Jim Wells County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Lake City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casa Blanca
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • K-Bar Ranch [Jim Wells County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for K-Bar Ranch
      • K-Bar Ranch [Jim Wells County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Lake City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for K-Bar Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on K-Bar Ranch
    • Vahlsing [San Patricio County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vahlsing
      • Vahlsing [San Patricio County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lake City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vahlsing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vahlsing
    • Sandy Hollow-Escondidas [Nueces County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Hollow-Escondidas
      • Sandy Hollow-Escondidas [Nueces County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Lake City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Hollow-Escondidas
    • Tynan [Bee County]
    • Westdale [Jim Wells County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westdale
      • Westdale [Jim Wells County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Lake City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westdale
    • Dinero [Live Oak County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dinero
      • Dinero [Live Oak County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Lake City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dinero have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dinero
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dinero<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 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. 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lake City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lake City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About San Patricio County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including San Patricio, 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 Lake City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake City - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lake City) 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 Lake City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.0821, Longitude: -97.8819       In this case, the coordinates for Lake City 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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