Lake View, Kansas

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Lake View, Kansas
Lakeview Lake
Lakeview Lake
Lake View, Kansas is located in Kansas
Lake View, Kansas
Lake View, Kansas
Lake View, Kansas is located in the United States
Lake View, Kansas
Lake View, Kansas
Coordinates: 39°01′02″N 95°17′33″W / 39.01722°N 95.29250°W / 39.01722; -95.29250Coordinates: 39°01′02″N 95°17′33″W / 39.01722°N 95.29250°W / 39.01722; -95.29250
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyDouglas
Elevation
827 ft (252 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)785
GNIS feature ID481925[1]

Lake View is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Kansas located 1 mile north of Lawrence. Lake View was established in 1892 as a lake side resort and was in use until the 1930s. The Lake View club continues to maintain the oxbow lake.

A post office was opened in Lake View (but spelled Lakeview) in 1898, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1914.[2]

Lake View was a station on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961, page 2". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1898). A Gazetteer of Kansas. Govt. Print. Off. p. 127.