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​Car and Truck Show 

June 2, Threatte Center

The Lanier County Department of Parks and Recreations is proud to announce it's first annual
Car and Truck Show 
to be held at the Threatte Center located at 99 Burnt Church Rd in Beautiful Lakeland Georgia

The event will be on 
Saturday June 2, 2018,
9am - 2 pm

There is a $20 registration fee but spectators are free

Registration starts at 9am and judging starts at 11 am
Awards Presentations will be at 1:30 pm

In addition to the spectacular cars and trucks there will be giveaways, a 50/50 raffle, and a live DJ playing the hits that will have you cruzin with your best girl!

Lakeland Murals are coming to "Life!"  ...

... The Real Life story behind the mural is ready for you to hear. You can now hear a mural's story at all locations. Scan the QR Code and you will be taken back in time to 1925. Pick up a brochure at The Welcome Center with the code and map of the murals. Same 

All you need is a Smart Phone with a QR Code Reader. Apps are available for Apple and Droid phones.

For more information contact the Chamber in the Welcome Center while in town. When the Chamber is Closed Mural brochures are available just outside our front doors. You can also access online by

The Great Outdoors...

Banks Lake at the edge of Lakeland's western city limits on GA 122 (ED Rivers Memorial Highway) is open to the visitors seven-days-a-week. The Banks Lakeland concession store "Banks Lake Outdoors" is open Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Shop for Lanier County Grown Products in the Chamber's 37-Trail Store and at
Banks Lake Outdoors Trail Store


See Why We
Love Lanier County!

The Lakeland community has:
  • Consolidated school system (one high school, one middle school, one elementary school and one primary school)
  • Wiregrass Technical College GED Class Facility
  • South Georgia Medical Center - Lanier Campus
  • Two weekly newspapers

Did you know....
  • Georgia Governor E. D. Rivers, who was elected from Lanier County in 1936 brought free text books to the schools of Georgia.

Lakeland by the numbers..
  • Lakeland population: 3,376 (2011 census update)
  • Lanier County population: 10,400 (2012 census estimate)

  • The city has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), of which, 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (1.28%) is water.
  • Lakeland is located at 31°2′21″N 83°4′13″W (31.039214, -83.070397)