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Lake City

Lake City, town (1990 pop. 10,005), seat of Columbia co., N Fla.; inc. 1921. It was founded in the 1830s as a military post. Lake City is located in a farm and cattle area and produces tobacco, lumber products, and naval stores. The city also has airplane repair centers and is the headquarters of Ocala National Forest. Area tourism adds to the economy.

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