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LAKELAND, TX (NACOGDOCHES COUNTY)

LAKELAND, TEXAS (Nacogdoches County). Lakeland was a sawmill community 4½ miles northeast of Appleby on the Southern Pacific line in northeastern Nacogdoches County. The community was named for a lake used by the Mayo Lumber Company as a log pond. The Lakeland population around 1940 was twenty. After World War II most of the residents moved away, and by the early 1990s only a few scattered houses remained in the area.

Christopher Long

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Christopher Long, "LAKELAND, TX (NACOGDOCHES COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvl16), accessed February 11, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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