Lake Wales, Florida

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Lake Wales, Florida
City
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Location in Polk County and the state of Florida
Location in Polk County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Polk
Area
 • Total 14 sq mi (36.3 km2)
 • Land 13.3 sq mi (34.6 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation 148 ft (45 m)
Population (2007)
 • Total 12,071
 • Density 728.1/sq mi (280.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33800-33898
Area code(s) 863
FIPS code 12-38950[1]
GNIS feature ID 0285290[2]

Lake Wales is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States. 10,194 lived there in the year 2000. As of 2004, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that 11,802 live there [1]. Lake Wales is in central Florida, west of Lake Kissimmee and east of Tampa.

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