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Welcome to Winona Lake ...

The town of Winona Lake is located in Kosciusko County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Winona Lake: Winona Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winona Lake has a population of 4,895 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Winona Lake is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Winona Lake lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Winona Lake (for example, toward Knox), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Winona Lake is within the boundaries of the (574) area code.

The ZIP code for Winona Lake: 46590<5>

Websites for Winona Lake ...

Official Website: www.winonalake.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winona Lake had an population of 4,895 people. This is a decrease of 0.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winona Lake had a population of 4,908 people (or 6.34% of the total population of Kosciusko County). This makes Winona Lake the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Winona Lake represents 0.08% of the population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 119th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,908 people, the population of Winona Lake increased 23.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,987 people).

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

Adding Winona Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Winona 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 Winona Lake was

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

Communities Also Named Winona Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Winona Lake - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Winona Lake ...

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

  • Columbia City [Whitley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia City
    • Columbia City [Whitley County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Winona Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,416 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia City<7>
  • Nappanee [Elkhart County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nappanee
    • Nappanee [Elkhart County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Winona Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,845 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nappanee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nappanee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nappanee<7>
  • North Manchester [Wabash County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Manchester
    • North Manchester [Wabash County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Winona Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,712 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Manchester<7>
  • Syracuse [Kosciusko County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Syracuse
    • Syracuse [Kosciusko County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Winona Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,856 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Syracuse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Syracuse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bourbon [Marshall County]
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      • Bourbon [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Winona Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bourbon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bourbon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bourbon<7>
    • South Whitley [Whitley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Whitley
      • South Whitley [Whitley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Winona Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,745 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Whitley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Whitley<7>
    • Milford [Kosciusko County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
      • Milford [Kosciusko County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Winona Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,551 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
    • North Webster [Kosciusko County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Webster
      • North Webster [Kosciusko County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Winona Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Webster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Webster<7>
    • Akron [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akron
      • Akron [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Winona Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akron<7>
    • Pierceton [Kosciusko County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pierceton
      • Pierceton [Kosciusko County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Winona Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,012 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pierceton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pierceton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pierceton<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 Winona Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Winona Lake.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winona Lake ...

Looking for more information about Winona 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 Winona Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Winona Lake.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Indiana

About Kosciusko County

About Indiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Winona Lake: www.winonalake.net/

The official website for Kosciusko County: www.kcgov.com/

The official website for State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Kosciusko, 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 Winona Lake.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winona 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 town (such as Winona Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winona 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Winona 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 Winona Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Winona LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winona Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2166, Longitude: -85.8106       In this case, the coordinates for Winona 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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