Lakeside is popularly known as Pinetop-Lakeside and it is located in the county of Navajo. Lakeside has a total area of about 29.4 sq. kms. situated 6800 ft. above sea level. The local education sector is looked after by the Unified School District of Blue Ridge. It operates a number of schools in the area. The city of Pinetop-Lakeside is a storehouse of plentiful resources including expansive forests and rural business centrescreating an atmosphere to encourage innovation. The city boasts of a diversified economy developed by the tourists and recreation-seekers. Several master planned development nodes developed around commercial parks offer prime developemnt opportunities for Lakside.