Lake City, Arkansas

Lake City: City in Arkansas, USA


Lake City is a city located in the county of Craighead in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,082. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 2,650 inhabitants.

Lake City locator map
Location of Lake City on Arkansas map.

Quick Facts about Lake City

Population : 2,650 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Craighead County
Postal code : 72437
Phone Area Codes : 870
Water as percent of area : 1.35%
Land as percent of area : 98.65%
Altitude : 226 feet / 69 meters
Capital city : Lake City is capital of Craighead County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:54:18 (21st September 2023)
Population growth : 21.43% (2010-2019)
Weather : 85℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather
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Lake City AR 011
Lake City AR 011 image


Lake City is located at 35°48'58"N 90°26'3"W (35.8161900, -90.4342700).

Lake City map


Lake City forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny. High near 85, with temperatures falling to around 82 in the afternoon. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more


The population of Lake City increased by 21.43% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,082 - census
2011 2,140 2.71% estimation process
2012 2,177 1.7% estimation process
2013 2,207 1.36% estimation process
2014 2,255 2.13% estimation process
2015 2,320 2.8% estimation process
2016 2,399 3.29% estimation process
2017 2,456 2.32% estimation process
2018 2,545 3.5% estimation process
2019 2,650 3.96% estimation process

Lake City zip code is 72437. County name: Craighead, County fips: 05031

Lake City, Old Town, Oldtown, Sunk Lands

People born in Lake City (1)

American politician Dean Kirby was born in Lake City

Schools in Lake City

College & universities near Lake City, AR

Code Name City ZIP
106458 Arkansas State University-Main Campus Jonesboro (AR) 72401
489830 Arthur's Beauty College-Jonesboro Jonesboro (AR) 72401
106810 Crowley's Ridge College Paragould (AR) 72450
107327 Arkansas Northeastern College Blytheville (AR) 72316-1109

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lake City, AR

Code Name Address Type
WNR Walnut Ridge 109 Southwest Front Street RAIL
MEM Central Station Central Station RAIL
PBF Poplar Bluff 400 South Main St. RAIL
NBN Newbern–Dyersburg 108 Jefferson St RAIL

Post offices near Lake City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lake City Post Office Lake City (AR) 72437

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Craighead County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Craighead County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Jonesboro 79,859 The most populous city in Craighead County, Arkansas.
City of Jonesboro 70,187 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
Brookland 3,863 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States of America
Bono 2,595 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Bay 1,816 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Monette 1,629 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Caraway 1,288 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States of America
Cash 359 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Lake View 349 City of Arkansas, USA
Black Oak 259 Town in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Fisher 212 Human settlement in Poinsett County, Arkansas, United States of America
Egypt 111 Town in Arkansas

Distance to Other Cities

Lake City distances to largest Arkansas cities