Lakeland

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Lakeland was a sawmill community 4½ miles northeast of Appleby on the Southern Pacific line in northeastern Nacogdoches County. The community was named for a lake used by the Mayo Lumber Company as a log pond. The Lakeland population around 1940 was twenty. After World War II most of the residents moved away, and by the early 1990s only a few scattered houses remained in the area.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Belongs to

Lakeland is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists

No

Place type

Lakeland is classified as a Town

Location

Latitude: 31.75462060
Longitude: -94.55465240

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No