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Clear Lake, Minnesota

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The location of Clear Lake

Welcome to Clear Lake ...

The city of Clear Lake is located in Sherburne County.

The location of Clear Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Clear Lake: Clear Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Clear Lake has a population of 697 people<2> (see below for details).

Clear Lake is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Clear Lake is within the boundaries of the (320) area code.

The ZIP code for Clear Lake: 55319<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clear Lake had a population of 545 people. This makes Clear Lake the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Clear Lake represents 0.01% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 484th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 545 people, the population of Clear Lake increased 104.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 266 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Clear Lake had an population of 697 people. This is an increase of 27.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 162.03% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Clear Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Clear Lake - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clear Lake. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clear Lake. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clear Lake.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Clear Lake:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clear Lake ...

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

Communities near Clear Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Saint Cloud   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Clear Lake

Located in Stearns County

Sartell   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clear Lake

Located in Stearns County

Buffalo   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Clear Lake

Located in Wright County

Sauk Rapids   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clear Lake

Located in Benton County

Monticello   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Clear Lake

Located in Wright County

Big Lake   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Clear Lake

Waite Park   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clear Lake

Located in Stearns County

Saint Joseph   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clear Lake

Located in Stearns County

Zimmerman   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Clear Lake

Becker   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Clear Lake

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Clear Lake.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sherburne County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sherburne County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clear Lake.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clear 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 Clear Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clear 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- Clear 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 Clear Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clear Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clear Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4489, Longitude: -93.9965     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clear Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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