Lake County, Oregon, USA42.6N 120.2W
Lake County is a county located in the high desert south central region of the state of Oregon, USA. It is named for the many lakes found within its boundaries.
The lakes in this image include Lake Abert (bright green, near center), Alkali Lake (whitish identation north of Lake Abert), Goose Lake (green ringed by tan, south of Lake Abert) and Summer Lake (large and white, west of Lake Abert).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 8,358 square miles (21,650 km2), of which 8,136 square miles (21,070 km2) is land and 223 square miles (580 km2) (2.66%) are water.
While it is among the largest Oregon counties in land area, it is thinly populated with 7,422 residents in 2000. The economy in Lake County is reliant on lumber, agriculture and natural resource extraction.