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Location of Lakesite in Hamilton County, Tennessee.
|• Total||1.74 sq mi (4.51 km2)|
|• Land||1.74 sq mi (4.51 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||748 ft (228 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,071.26/sq mi (413.59/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1290516|
Lakesite is a city in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,826 at the 2010 census. It is a northern suburb of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area, located 15 miles north of the city.
Lakesite is located at(35.205735, -85.136357).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), all of it land.
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||14||0.75%|
|Hispanic or Latino||49||2.64%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,856 people, 765 households, and 569 families residing in the city.
Lakesite was incorporated in 1972 from the efforts of Ray Dodson and Hans Bingham. Upon incorporating, the suburb consisted of 200 homes and a population of 500. In 1994 the neighborhood had grown to about 900 and residents petitioned the Lakesite City Commission for annexation. Upon the annexation, which was completed in mid-1995, the population grew to 1,499 and the land increased 66%.
Lakesite is home to two schools: McConnell Elementary and Loftis Middle School.
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