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LAKE PLACID, TEXAS. Lake Placid is a small lakeside community located south of U.S. Highway 90 and about one mile west-southwest of Seguin in central Guadalupe County. The residential community had begun by the 1960s along Lake Placid, a small reservoir impounded in 1928 on the Guadalupe River. In 1970 the population was 300. The community had grown to 400 in 2000.

Laurie E. Jasinski


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Laurie E. Jasinski, "LAKE PLACID, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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