Lakeland currently has about 8,100 residents. The area offers great county schools, civic life and is set apart from the rest of Shelby County by its unique management and development style. Lakeland sits along on Interstate 40, which allows for easy transportation in and out of Memphis. A number of lakes, ponds, streams, parks and other recreational opportunities are also available for public usage. In addition, it has easy access to four major travel routes, Interstate 40 and Highways 64, 70 and 385. It's also located within minutes of two malls, the Wolfchase Galleria Mall and the Lakeland Outlet Mall.
Lakeland is one of the fastest growing cities in the county; the city recognizes that natural assets can be preserved through careful civic planning. A number of lakes, ponds, streams, parks and other recreational opportunities improve the quality of life for residents, including one 65-acre park with hiking trails. The city also requires developers to set aside parkland and greenways to ensure that the character of Lakeland remains rural.
One of the other great perks of life in Lakeland is the easy access to Memphis, where there is always plenty to do. In addition to the legendary Memphis nightlife and attractions, there's irresistible food, captivating museums such as Graceland, and something quirky and fun for everyone in the family.
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