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Welcome to Round Lake ...

The city of Round Lake is located in Nobles County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Round Lake, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1885.

A typical abbreviation for Round Lake: Round Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Round Lake has a population of 368 people<3> (see below for details).

Round Lake is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Round Lake lies within the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Round Lake: 56167<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Round Lake had an population of 368 people. This is a decrease of 2.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Round Lake had a population of 376 people. This makes Round Lake the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 376 people, the population of Round Lake decreased 11.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 424 people).

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

Communities Also Named Round Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Minnesota communities named Round Lake: This one is located in Nobles County and the other is located in Ramsey County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 15 communities that are also named Round Lake - they are located in British Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan (5), Mississippi, New York, Nova Scotia and Ontario.

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

Communities near Round Lake ...

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

  • Worthington
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Worthington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worthington
    • Worthington is located in Nobles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,968 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worthington <6>
  • Sibley
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sibley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sibley
    • Sibley is located in Osceola County (IA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,586 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sibley <6>
  • Lakefield
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakefield
    • Lakefield is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,602 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakefield <6>
  • Lake Park
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Park
    • Lake Park is located in Dickinson County (IA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,132 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Park <6>
  • Okoboji
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okoboji
    • Okoboji is located in Dickinson County (IA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 803 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okoboji <6>
  • Heron Lake
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heron Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heron Lake
    • Heron Lake is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 643 people
  • Brewster
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brewster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brewster
    • Brewster is located in Nobles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 466 people
  • Ocheyedan
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocheyedan
    • Ocheyedan is located in Osceola County (IA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 463 people
  • Wahpeton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wahpeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wahpeton
    • Wahpeton is located in Dickinson County (IA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 353 people
  • Rushmore
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rushmore
    • Rushmore is located in Nobles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Round Lake ...

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

Adding Round Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Round Lake in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Round Lake was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Round Lake post office opened in 1885.

We also found Round Lake in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Round Lake.

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

The official website for Nobles County: www.co.nobles.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Nobles, 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 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 Round Lake.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Round 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 Round Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Round Lake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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