Lakeside is located on State Highway 199 about eleven miles northwest of downtown Fort Worth in western Tarrant County. This community was named for its geographic location on the shores of Lake Worth. The town had incorporated by 1960 and reported a population of 651. That figure increased to 988 in 1970 and then fluctuated in the 1980s and 1990s. Lakeside has a mayor and city council. In 2000 the population was 1,040.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
Laurie E. Jasinski, “Lakeside, TX (Tarrant County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 21, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/lakeside-tx-tarrant-county.
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