The location of Clear Lake
Welcome to Clear Lake ...
The city of Clear Lake is located in Deuel County and is the County Seat for Deuel County.
A typical abbreviation for Clear Lake: Clear Lk.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Clear Lake has a population of 1,241 people<1> (see below for details).
Clear Lake is 1,790 feet [546 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Clear Lake lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Clear Lake: (605)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Clear Lake had a population of 1,273 people (or 29.17% of the total population of Deuel County). This makes Clear Lake the county's most populous community.
The population of Clear Lake represents 0.16% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,273 people, the population of Clear Lake decreased 4.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,335 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Clear Lake had an population of 1,241 people. This is a decrease of 2.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.04% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Clear Lake ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Clear Lake and not the distance if you drove.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Clear Lake.
Communities Also Named Clear Lake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Clear Lake - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Texas (2), Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clear Lake.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clear Lake. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clear 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 Clear Lake. Our list includes 5 papers.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Clear Lake:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clear Lake ...
Looking for more information about Clear Lake? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Clear Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clear Lake.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clear Lake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clear Lake.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clear Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Clear Lake. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clear 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 Clear 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 Clear Lake
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clear Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7661, Longitude: -96.6817 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Clear Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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