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James P. Kaetz, Auburn University
Lakeview is located in southwestern DeKalb County in the northeastern part of the state. It has a mayor/city council form of government.
The town is located on top of Sand Mountain.
According to 2020 Census estimates, Lakeview recorded a population of 201. Of that number, 100 percent of the population reported themselves as white. The median household income was $49,375 and the per capita income was $16,442.
According to 2020 Census estimates, the workforce in Kinsey was divided among the following industrial categories:
  • Manufacturing (23.6 percent)
  • Wholesale trade (20.0 percent)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and extraction (10.9 percent)
  • Information (10.9 percent)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services (9.1 percent)
  • Educational services and health care and social assistance (9.1 percent)
  • Public administration (7.3 percent)
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities (5.5 percent)
  • Information (4.9 percent)
  • Other services, except public administration (3.6 percent)
Students in Lakeview attend DeKalb County schools; no public schools are located within the town limits.
State Highway 75 bisects Lakeview running northeast-southwest. County Highway 843 passes just north of town running northwest-southeast.

Additional Resources

DeKalb County Heritage Book Committee. Heritage of DeKalb County, Alabama. Clanton, Ala.: Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc., 1998.
Published:  September 8, 2016   |   Last updated:  February 2, 2023