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Welcome to Wood Lake ...

The village of Wood Lake is located in Cherry County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Wood Lake: Wood Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Wood Lake has a population of 64 people<2> (see below for details).

Wood Lake is 2,690 feet [820 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Wood Lake is ½ mile above sea level.

Area codes for Wood Lake: (402) & (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wood Lake had a population of 63 people. This makes Wood Lake the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 63 people, the population of Wood Lake decreased 12.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 72 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wood Lake had an population of 64 people. This is an increase of 1.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.11% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wood Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wood Lake and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Ainsworth   [Map]   1,649   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Arabia - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brownlee   [Map]   ---   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Crookston   [Map]   71   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Johnstown   [Map]   61   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kennedy   [Map]   ---   W   30 miles [48.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wood Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Wood Lake - they are located in Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, South Carolina and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Wood 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 Wood 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 Wood Lake.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wood Lake ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cherry County: www.co.cherry.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.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 Wood Lake.

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

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wood 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 Wood Lake. 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 Wood Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wood Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6386, Longitude: -100.2376     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wood Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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