Lakeview

Lake View (Lakeview) is at the junction of Farm roads 211 and 179, two miles east of the Terry county line and four miles south of the Lubbock county line in northwestern Lynn County. It began between 1900 and 1905, and a school was established in 1905. Local tradition has it that its name came about because a playa was once visible from the school. By 1948 the town had a school, a store, a cotton gin, a blacksmith shop, and a population of fifteen. By the mid-1970s the school was gone. A cotton gin, a store-station combination, and a grain company made up most of the community in 1974. In the 1980s the Lakeview Baptist Church, organized in 1936, was still active, as was the Anderson grain elevator begun in the mid-1960s. Lake View was still listed as a community in 1990. In 2000 the population was recorded as twenty.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

Belongs to

Lakeview is part of or belongs to the following places.

Adopt a Town

The Texas Almanac's Land Rush program lets you adopt the town or county of your choice and share your message with the world. 100% of the proceeds benefit education in Texas.

Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Lakeview is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.32647780
    Longitude
    -102.05044660

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

Proud to call TX home?

Put your name on the town or county of your choice.


Search Places »

Lakeview by the Numbers

This is some placeholder text that we should either remove or replace with a brief summary about this particular metric. For example, "We update population counts once per year..."

Pop. Year Source
15 2009 Local Officials