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Welcome to Big Lake ...

The village of Big Lake is located in Holt County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Big Lake: Big Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Big Lake has a population of 145 people<2> (see below for details).

Big Lake is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Big Lake is within the (660) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Big Lake had a population of 159 people. This makes Big Lake the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 159 people, the population of Big Lake increased 25.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 127 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Big Lake had an population of 145 people. This is a decrease of 8.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Big Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Falls City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the West (W) of Big Lake

Located in Richardson County (NE)

Hiawatha   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Big Lake

Located in Brown County (KS)

Mound City   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Big Lake

Highland   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Big Lake

Located in Doniphan County (KS)

Oregon   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Big Lake

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Big Lake

Located in Atchison County

Maitland   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Big Lake

Forest City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Big Lake

Robinson   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Big Lake

Located in Brown County (KS)

Craig   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Big Lake

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

Communities Also Named Big Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Big Lake - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Indiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Texas and Washington.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Lake ...

Looking for more information about Big 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.

Looking for more information about Big 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Big Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Big Lake.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

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 Big Lake.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Big 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 Big Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Big Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0736, Longitude: -95.3520     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Big Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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