Clear Lake, SD

Quick City Facts

County: Deuel
Population (2019): 1,262
Population (2010): 1,273

Data provided by US Census Bureau (2019)

Clear Lake is a rural South Dakota community with strong traditional values. Located in the heart of Deuel County, Clear Lake’s population is nearly 1,335 friendly residents and continues to grow each year. Annually the Crystal Springs Rodeo Parade is held in Clear Lake.

Recreation / Community Events

Clear Lake’s Community Center has been the site for wedding receptions, graduations, Rummage Sales, Bloodmobile, Farmer’s Appreciation, Employer/Employee Banquets, Cooperate Meetings (ITC), Pancake Feeds and Benefits. Contact the city office to schedule an event in the community.

Clear Lake has a city park with outdoor camping as well as Ulven Park by the lake. The park is a frequent stop for fishing and recreation.

Contact Information

Source: City of Clear Lake

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