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James P. Kaetz, Auburn University
Lakeview is located in southwestern DeKalb County in the northeastern part of the state. It has a mayor/city council form of government.
The town is located on top of Sand Mountain.
Lakeview's population according to the 2010 Census was 143. Of that number, 86.7 percent of respondents identified themselves as white, 9.8 percent as two or more races, and 3.5 percent as Native American. The town's median household income, according to 2010 estimates, was $42,917, and the per capita income was $18,786.
According to the 2010 Census, the workforce in Lakeview was divided among the following occupational categories:
· Manufacturing (50.0 percent)
· Educational services, and health care and social assistance (16.1 percent)
· Construction (9.7 percent)
· Transportation and warehousing and utilities (8.1 percent)
· Other services, except public administration (8.1 percent)
· Retail trade (6.5 percent)
· Public administration (1.6 percent)
Students in Lakeview attend DeKalb County schools; no public schools are located within the town limits.
State Highway 75 bisects Lakeview running northeast-southwest. County Highway 843 passes just north of town running northwest-southeast.
Events and Places of Interest
Lake Guntersville is located about 12 miles west of Lakeview, and Buck's Pocket State Park lies about seven miles northwest of town.

Additional Resources

DeKalb County Heritage Book Committee. Heritage of DeKalb County, Alabama. Clanton, Ala.: Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc., 1998.
Published:  September 8, 2016   |   Last updated:  September 8, 2016