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Welcome to Goose Lake ...

The city of Goose Lake is located in Clinton County<1>.

The location of Goose Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Goose Lake: Goose Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Goose Lake has a population of 221 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Goose Lake is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Goose Lake lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Goose Lake is located in the (563) area code.

The ZIP code for Goose Lake: 52750<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Goose Lake had an population of 221 people. This is a decrease of 7.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Goose Lake had a population of 240 people. This makes Goose Lake the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 240 people, the population of Goose Lake increased 3.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 232 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Goose Lake.

Adding Goose Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Goose 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 Goose Lake was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Goose Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Goose Lake - they are located in Alberta, Indiana, Michigan and Nova Scotia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Goose Lake.

Communities near Goose Lake ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Goose Lake.

  • Clinton [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton [Clinton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Goose Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,039 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<7>
  • Maquoketa [Jackson County]
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    • Maquoketa [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Goose Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,924 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maquoketa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maquoketa<7>
  • De Witt [Clinton County]
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    • De Witt [Clinton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Goose Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,222 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Witt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Witt<7>
  • Camanche [Clinton County]
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    • Camanche [Clinton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Goose Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,368 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camanche have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camanche
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camanche<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fulton [Whiteside County]
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      • Fulton [Whiteside County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Goose Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<7>
    • Savanna [Carroll County]
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      • Savanna [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Goose Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,777 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savanna<7>
    • Preston [Jackson County]
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      • Preston [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Goose Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 941 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Preston<7>
    • Albany [Whiteside County]
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      • Albany [Whiteside County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Goose Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 856 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<7>
    • Grand Mound [Clinton County]
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      • Grand Mound [Clinton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Goose Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Mound
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Mound<7>
    • Thomson [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomson
      • Thomson [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Goose Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 548 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomson<7>

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 Goose Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Goose Lake.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Goose 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 Goose Lake.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Goose Lake. See our Newspapers Page for Goose Lake.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goose Lake ...

Looking for more information about Goose 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Goose Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Goose Lake.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Clinton County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Goose Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Clinton County: www.clintoncountyiowa.com/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Clinton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Goose Lake.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goose Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Goose Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Goose Lake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Goose Lake) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Goose Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Goose LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goose Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9679, Longitude: -90.3817       In this case, the coordinates for Goose Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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