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Clear Lake
Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

ZipCodes
50428




Page Contents for Clear Lake, Iowa

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Clear Lake is approximately 8,183 (1990), 7777 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,964 (1990), 3507 (2010).
The amount of land area in Clear Lake is 26.429 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 6.724 sq kilometers.
The distance from Clear Lake to Washington DC is 944 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 108 miles. (as the crow flies)
Clear Lake is positioned 43.13 degrees north of the equator and 93.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

30 miles from the Minnesota border near I-35.
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History & History Related Items

Joseph Hewitt and James Dickirson and reported to be the founders of Clear Lake. They discovered the area in 1851 and Dickirson claimed the land in 1852. The name came from the beautiful clear lake next to which the town was established.

Here is a history page for Clear Lake.
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Attractions

Clear Lake Fire Museum
112 N. Sixth St.
Phone: 515-357-7598
Hours: 1-5 daily, Memorial Day-Labor Day.

Iowa Trolley Park
E. Main St.
Phone: 515-357-2159
Toll-free: 800-469-7433
Hours: 12:30-4:30 weekends and holidays, Apr.-Oct.
Operating trolley museum

Lady of the Lake
Seawall, downtown Clear Lake
Phone: 515-357-2243
Hours: Cruises at 7 Mon.-Thu., 7 and 9:30 Fri., several times daily on weekends, May-Sep.

Rogers/Knutson House
315 N. Third St.
Phone: 515-357-5979
Hours: Year-round.
Surf Ballroom
460 N. Shore Dr.
Phone: 515-357-6151
Hours: 9-4 Mon.-Fri., year-round.
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Clear Lake City Government

City of Clear Lake
15 N. 6th St.
P.O. Box 185
Clear Lake, Iowa 50428
Phone: 641-357-5267
Fax: 641-357-8711

Clear Lake Chamber

Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
205 Main Avenue
P.O. Box 188
Clear Lake, IA 50428
Phone: 641-357-2159
Toll-free: 800-285-5338
Fax: 641-357-8141
Email

Clear Lake Organizations

Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
205 Main Avenue
P.O. Box 188
Clear Lake, IA 50428
Phone: 641-357-2159
Toll-free: 800-285-5338
Fax: 641-357-8141
Email

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