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Welcome to Lakeview ...

Lakeview is located in Pierce County<1>.

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

Lakeview is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Lakeview ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Lakeview: This one is located in Pierce County and the other is located in Grant County.

Beyond Washington, 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), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Saskatchewan, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (6), Texas (12), Utah (2), Virginia (3), Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Lakeview ...

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

  • Tacoma [Pierce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tacoma
    • Tacoma [Pierce County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Lakeview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 219,945 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tacoma<5>
  • Kent [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
    • Kent [King County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Lakeview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<5>
  • Federal Way [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Federal Way
    • Federal Way [King County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Lakeview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 96,307 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federal Way
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way<5>
  • Auburn [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Lakeview
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lacey [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lacey
      • Lacey [Thurston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Lakeview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,178 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lacey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacey<5>
    • Puyallup [Pierce County]
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      • Puyallup [Pierce County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Lakeview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,569 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puyallup
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Puyallup<5>
    • University Place [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Place
      • University Place [Pierce County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Lakeview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Place
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for University Place<5>
    • Des Moines [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Des Moines
      • Des Moines [King County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Lakeview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,389 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Des Moines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Moines<5>
    • Bonney Lake [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonney Lake
      • Bonney Lake [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Lakeview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonney Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonney Lake<5>
    • Edgewood [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewood
      • Edgewood [Pierce County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Lakeview
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,410 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<5>

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. 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lakeview, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with 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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lakeview was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lakeview on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Washington

About Pierce County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Pierce County: www.co.pierce.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Pierce, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lakeview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Lakeview) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lakeview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1593, Longitude: -122.4982       In this case, the coordinates for Lakeview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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