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Lanark Village, Florida
Lanark Village, Florida is located in Florida
Lanark Village, Florida
Lanark Village, Florida
Location in Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County Franklin
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 850
GNIS feature ID 305927

Lanark Village is an unincorporated community in Franklin County, Florida, United States, located along U.S. 98, on the Gulf of Mexico. It is 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Carrabelle, Florida. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, it was known as Lanark-on-the-Gulf.


Lanark Village is located at 29°53′0″N 84°35′45″W / 29.88333°N 84.59583°W / 29.88333; -84.59583. Lanark Village was formed when Camp Gordon Johnston was closed in June 1946. Camp Gordon Johnston opened in 1942 for the sole purpose of training amphibious soldiers and their support groups, this camp trained a quarter of a million men. The trained soldiers were used in the attack on D-Day.

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