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Turtle Lake, North Dakota
Welcome to Turtle Lake ...
The location of Turtle Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Turtle Lake: Turtle Lk.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Turtle Lake has a population of 554 people<3> (see below for details).
Turtle Lake was established in 1905.
The community of Turtle Lake is 1,870 feet [570 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Turtle Lake lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Turtle Lake (for example, toward Pick City), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
The area code for Turtle Lake: (701)
Websites for Turtle Lake ...
Official Website: www.wrtc.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Turtle Lake had an population of 554 people. This is a decrease of 4.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.48% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Turtle Lake had a population of 581 people (which is 6.48% of the total population of McLean County). This makes Turtle Lake the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Turtle Lake represents 0.09% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 581 people, the population of Turtle Lake has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 580 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Turtle Lake.
Communities Also Named Turtle Lake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Turtle Lake - they are located in Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan, Montana, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Turtle Lake.
Communities near Turtle Lake ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Turtle Lake.
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 Turtle Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Turtle Lake.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Turtle 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 Turtle Lake.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Turtle Lake. See our Newspapers Page for Turtle Lake.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Turtle Lake ...
Looking for more information about Turtle 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 Turtle Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Turtle Lake.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Turtle Lake: www.wrtc.com/
The official website for McLean County: www.visitmcleancounty.com/
The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Oct 2020