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LAKEVIEW, TEXAS (Franklin County). Lakeview is on State Highway 37 eight miles northwest of Mount Vernon in northwestern Franklin County. In 1896 Lake View (as it was spelled) had a one-teacher, one-room school that served a district with thirty-five white students. During the 1930s the community had two churches and a school. By 1985 only widely scattered houses remained. In 2000 the population was thirty.

Cecil Harper, Jr.


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

Cecil Harper, Jr., "LAKEVIEW, TX (FRANKLIN COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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