Thursday April 24th, 2014
Mayor: Timothy L. Sharp
195 South Main Street
P. O. Box 66
Lake City, TN 37769

Phone: (865) 426-2838
Fax: (865) 426-8990


Currently in Lake City
54°F and Fair

Welcome to the City of Lake City Tennessee

Welcome to the offical Government website of Lake City Tennessee. Lake City is a town in Anderson and Campbell counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, northwest of Knoxville.

About Lake City Tennessee

Most of Lake City is in Anderson County, which is included in the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town was originally known as Coal Creek, which is still the name of the stream that runs through the town. Coal Creek and the nearby town of Briceville were the site of a major lockout of coal miners in 1891, which resulted in the town of Coal Creek being occupied by the state militia for over a year after miners attempted to force an end to the use of unpaid convict labor in the mines. This labor struggle, known as the Coal Creek War, was eventually resolved in the coal miners' favor with the abolition of Tennessee's convict labor program.

Lake City Veteran's Memorial

On July 14th, 2004, the members of the Oak Grove Family and Community Education Clud voted to begin a fund raising project to erect a Veterans' Memorial to honor all Lake City Area Veterans who served in all wars and.. read more.

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