Lake County is situated between the quiet mystique of Reelfoot Lake and the majestic vista of the Mississippi River. A large portion of Lake County comprises the Reelfoot Lake area and is primarily driven by tourism and agriculture. Lake County is located in the extreme northwest corner of Tennessee and is home to the $53 million Port of Cates Landing, a slack water public port located at one of the most strategic points along the Mississippi River that has loading and unloading capabilities for various raw and finished products with barges, rail and ground transportation.

People QuickFacts Lake County Tennessee
Population, 2011 7,779 6,403,353
Population, 2010 (April 1) 7,832 6,346,110
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011     -0.7% 0.9%
Population, 2010     7,832 6,346,105
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2011      4.5% 6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011      16.9% 23.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011      13.9% 13.7%
Female persons, percent, 2011      36.4% 51.3%


Summary of assests including airports, river ports, etc. for Lake County, TN

Lake County, TN MapPrimary Contact

Marcia Perkins Mills,
Reelfoot Area Chamber of Commerce
130 S. Court Street, Tiptonville, TN 38079

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Tel: (731) 253-8144

Fax: (731) 253-9923

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Website: www.reelfootareachamber.com