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Eagle Lake, Minnesota

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The location of Eagle Lake

Welcome to Eagle Lake ...

The city of Eagle Lake is located in Blue Earth County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Eagle Lake: Eagle Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Eagle Lake has a population of 3,098 people<2> (see below for details).

Eagle Lake is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Eagle Lake: (507)

The ZIP code for Eagle Lake: 56024<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eagle Lake had a population of 2,422 people. This makes Eagle Lake the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Eagle Lake represents 0.05% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 236th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,422 people, the population of Eagle Lake increased 35.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,787 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Eagle Lake had an population of 3,098 people. This is an increase of 27.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 73.36% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Michigan (3), Mississippi, New York, Ontario (2), Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Eagle Lake ...

Official Website:

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 Eagle 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 Eagle 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 Eagle Lake.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Eagle Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mankato   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the West (W) of Eagle Lake

North Mankato   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Eagle Lake

Located in Nicollet County

Saint Peter   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Eagle Lake

Located in Nicollet County

Waseca   [Map]

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

Located in Waseca County

Lake Crystal   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Eagle Lake

Le Center   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Eagle Lake

Located in Le Sueur County

Janesville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Eagle Lake

Located in Waseca County

Waterville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Eagle Lake

Located in Le Sueur County

Mapleton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Eagle Lake

Madison Lake   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Eagle Lake

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eagle Lake.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eagle Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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).

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<5>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- 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 Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eagle Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1616, Longitude: -93.8861     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eagle Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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