Place:Lake, Tennessee, United States

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NameLake
Alt namesLakesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates36.333°N 89.467°W
Located inTennessee, United States     (1870 - )
See alsoObion, Tennessee, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,832. Its county seat is Tiptonville. It is the state's northwesternmost county, sharing a border with Kentucky and Missouri. Reelfoot Lake occupies much of the northern part of the county.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1870 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1871 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1883 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1914 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1870 2,428
1880 3,968
1890 5,304
1900 7,368
1910 8,704
1920 9,075
1930 10,486
1940 11,235
1950 11,655
1960 9,572
1970 7,896
1980 7,455
1990 7,129

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Lake County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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