Lake City is the county seat of Columbia County, Florida, United States. The city is the site of Lake City Gateway Airport, formerly known as NAS Lake City. This pristine part of Florida is a natural theme park for outdoor enthusiasts, festival goers, music lovers or those who simply want to spend a little time in a quiet, tranquil setting. Lake City has crystal-clear freshwater springs, rocking music festivals, history, culture, paddling and biking. Lake City and its nearby neighbors of Live Oak and White Springs are historic towns that go back to the earliest days of modern Florida history.