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"Ghost" town of 
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Location:  about 5 miles weset and one mile south of Wanette
Existed:  December 29, 1896 - July 31, 1905
Named for:  unknown

The first postmaster was H.L. "Lorenzo" Heath.  Early day homesteaders in the community included:

Horace F. Heath
William Acherson
Mathias Baker
L.H. Toone
J.T. Layton
Henry W. Hunt
James K. Singleterry
M.C. Compton
Thomas F. Bailey
Isaac Heath
J.T. Cossey
Myra G. Armstrong

Do you have photos of  Lakeview, OK  that you would be willing to share so we can post them here?
Please email the Pott County Genealogy Club at
We would love to have pictures of each post office; schools; churches, people/families.


Source: "POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY OKLAHOMA HISTORY" compiled and edited by Pottawatomie County History Book Committee; published by Country Lane Press, Claremore, OK, 1987.