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Welcome to Indian Lake ...

The town of Indian Lake is located in Cameron County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Indian Lake: Indian Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Indian Lake has a population of 830 people<2> (see below for details).

Indian Lake is near sea level<3>.

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

Indian Lake lies within the (956) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Indian Lake had a population of 640 people. This makes Indian Lake the county's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 640 people, the population of Indian Lake increased 18.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 541 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Indian Lake had an population of 830 people. This is an increase of 29.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 53.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Indian Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Indian Lake: This one is located in Cameron County and the other is located in Newton County.

Beyond Texas, there are 14 communities that are also named Indian Lake - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Michigan (3), Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Indian Lake ...

Looking for more information about Indian 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 Indian 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 Indian Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Indian Lake.

Communities near Indian Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Brownsville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Indian Lake

Harlingen   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Indian Lake

San Benito   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Indian Lake

Port Isabel   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Indian Lake

Primera   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Indian Lake

Laguna Vista   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Indian Lake

Combes   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Indian Lake

Rio Hondo   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Indian Lake

Rancho Viejo   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Indian Lake

Palm Valley   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Indian Lake

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Cameron County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cameron County: www.co.cameron.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.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 Indian Lake.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Indian 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 '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- Indian 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 Indian Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Indian Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Indian Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.0876, Longitude: -97.5032     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Indian Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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