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Clearwater, Minnesota

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The location of Clearwater

Welcome to Clearwater ...

The city of Clearwater is primarily located in Wright County. A portion of Clearwater extends into Sherburne County and Stearns County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Clearwater has a population of 1,799 people<2> (see below for details).

Clearwater is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Clearwater is located in the (320) area code.

The ZIP code for Clearwater: 55320<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clearwater had a population of 1,735 people. This makes Clearwater the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Clearwater represents 0.03% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 279th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,735 people, the population of Clearwater increased 102.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 858 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Clearwater had an population of 1,799 people. This is an increase of 3.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 109.67% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Clearwater.

Communities Also Named Clearwater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Clearwater - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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

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 Clearwater. 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 Clearwater. 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 Clearwater.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clearwater ...

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

Communities near Clearwater ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Saint Cloud   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Clearwater

Located in Stearns County

Sartell   [Map]

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

Located in Stearns County

Buffalo   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Clearwater

Sauk Rapids   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clearwater

Located in Benton County

Monticello   [Map]

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

Big Lake   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Clearwater

Located in Sherburne County

Waite Park   [Map]

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

Located in Stearns County

Saint Joseph   [Map]

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

Located in Stearns County

Becker   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Clearwater

Located in Sherburne County

Cold Spring   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Clearwater

Located in Stearns County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Wright County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wright 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 Clearwater.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clearwater - 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 Clearwater). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clearwater 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clearwater) 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 Clearwater. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clearwater

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clearwater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4111, Longitude: -94.0409     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clearwater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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