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Welcome to Eagle Lake ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Eagle Lake, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
A typical abbreviation for Eagle Lake: Eagle Lk.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Eagle Lake has a population of 2,902 people<2> (see below for details).
Eagle Lake is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Eagle Lake lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Eagle Lake is within the (863) area code.
The ZIP code for Eagle Lake: 33839<4>
Websites for Eagle Lake ...
Official Website: www.eaglelake-fla.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eagle Lake had an population of 2,902 people. This is an increase of 28.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.27% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Eagle Lake had a population of 2,255 people. This makes Eagle Lake the county's 13th most populous community.
The population of Eagle Lake represents 0.01% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 273rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,255 people, the population of Eagle Lake decreased 9.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,496 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Eagle Lake.
Communities Also Named Eagle Lake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 13 communities that are also named Eagle Lake - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, Ontario (2), Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Eagle Lake.
Communities near Eagle Lake ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Eagle Lake.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Eagle Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eagle Lake.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Eagle Lake. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Eagle Lake.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eagle Lake. See our Newspapers Page for Eagle Lake.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eagle Lake ...
Looking for more information about Eagle Lake? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Eagle Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Eagle Lake.
Adding Eagle Lake to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Eagle Lake in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Eagle Lake was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Eagle Lake on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Florida (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Eagle Lake.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Eagle Lake: www.eaglelake-fla.com/
The official website for Polk County: www.polk-county.net/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023