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Welcome to Eagle Lake ...

The city of Eagle Lake is located in Polk County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Eagle Lake: Eagle Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eagle Lake has a population of 2,904 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Eagle Lake.

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

Note: If you leave Eagle Lake and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Eagle Lake lies 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 2,904 people. This is an increase of 28.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.35% 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 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 (which had a count of 2,496 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Eagle Lake was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Eagle Lake on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Eagle Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

  • Lakeland [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeland
    • Lakeland [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Eagle Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 112,136 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeland<6>
  • Haines City [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haines City
    • Haines City [Polk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Eagle Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,009 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haines City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haines City<6>
  • Bartow [Polk County]
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    • Bartow [Polk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Eagle Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,147 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bartow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartow<6>
  • Lake Wales [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Wales
    • Lake Wales [Polk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Eagle Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,759 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Wales
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Wales<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Auburndale [Polk County]
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      • Auburndale [Polk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Eagle Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,650 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburndale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburndale<6>
    • Lake Alfred [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Alfred
      • Lake Alfred [Polk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Eagle Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Alfred
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Alfred<6>
    • Fort Meade [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Meade
      • Fort Meade [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Eagle Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Meade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Meade<6>
    • Davenport [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davenport
      • Davenport [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Eagle Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davenport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davenport<6>
    • Dundee [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dundee
      • Dundee [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Eagle Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,044 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dundee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dundee<6>
    • Mulberry [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Eagle Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<6>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Polk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eagle Lake.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eagle Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Eagle Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eagle Lake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Eagle Lake) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Eagle Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eagle LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eagle Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.9789, Longitude: -81.7568    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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