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Lake View, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Lakeview Lake
Lakeview Lake
Country United States
State Kansas
County Douglas
Elevation 827 ft (252 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 785
GNIS feature ID 481925

Lake View is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Kansas located 1 mile north of Lawrence. Lake View was established in 1892 as a lake side resort and was in use until the 1930s. The Lake View club continues to maintain the oxbow lake.

A post office was opened in Lake View (but spelled Lakeview) in 1898, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1914.

Lake View was a station on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

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