Lake Wales

Lake Wales is a small city in eastern , . The city is in the middle of a long, narrow region known as the Lake Wales Ridge. The Lake Wales Ridge was the first part of the Florida Peninsula to rise above sea level, beginning as a series of small sandy islands not unlike the Florida Keys today.
Photo: Averette, CC BY 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The of Lake Wales, Florida, are two small natural freshwater lakes on the south side of the city.

, formerly named , is a hospital in Lake Wales, Florida.

is a public-use airport located 2 miles west of the central business district of the city of Lake Wales in , , . is situated 2½ miles west of Lake Wales. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is one of the highest points in peninsular , United States and a prominent point of the . is situated 2½ miles north of Lake Wales.

Lake Wales

27.9014° or 27° 54' 5.1" north
-81.5859° or 81° 35' 9.3" west
Open Location Code
United Nations Location Code
148 feet (45 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 153953302
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: ليك ويلز
  • Armenian: Լեյք Ուելս
  • Basque: Lake Wales (Florida)
  • Basque: Lake Wales
  • Catalan: Lake Wales
  • Cebuano: Lake Wales
  • Chechen: Лейк-Вейлс
  • Chinese: Lake Wales
  • Chinese: 威尔士湖
  • Chinese: 威爾士湖
  • Chinese: 威爾斯湖
  • Chinese: 莱克威尔士
  • Croatian: Lake Wales, Florida
  • Croatian: Lake Wales
  • Danish: Lake Wales
  • Dutch: Lake Wales
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: ليك ويلز
  • English: Lake-Wales
  • English: Lake Wales, Florida
  • French: Lake Wales
  • German: Lake Wales
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Lake Wales, Florid
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Lake Wales
  • Hebrew: לייק ולס
  • Ido: Lake Wales
  • Italian: Lake Wales
  • Japanese: レイクウェールズ
  • Malagasy: Lake Wales, Florida
  • Malagasy: Lake Wales
  • Min Nan Chinese: Lake Wales
  • Nepali: लेक वेल्स, फ्लोरिडा
  • Newari: लेक वेल्स (फ्लोरिडा)
  • Newari: लेक वेल्स, फ्लोरिडा
  • Newari: लेक वेल्स
  • Persian: لیک ویلز، فلوریدا
  • Polish: Lake Wales
  • Portuguese: Lake Wales
  • Russian: Лейк-Уэйлс
  • Serbian: Лејк Вејлс
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lake Wales, Florida
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lake Wales
  • South Azerbaijani: لیک ویلز، فلوریدا
  • Spanish: Lake Wales
  • Swedish: Lake Wales, Florida
  • Swedish: Lake Wales
  • Tatar: Лейк-Вейлс
  • Turkish: Lake Wales, Florida
  • Turkish: Lake Wales
  • Ukrainian: Лейк-Вейлс
  • Urdu: لیک ویلز، فلورایڈا
  • Uzbek: Lake Wales
  • Uzbek: Лаке Wалес
  • Volapük: Lake Wales
  • Welsh: Lake Wales, Florida

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