About Eagle Lake

Let's have a look around into background of Eagle Lake

County:  Colorado County
State: Texas
Country: United States
Latitude: 29.5896836
Longitude: -96.3335769
Time zone: Central Standard Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Eagle Lake

Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
Best Time to Visit: April to June and December to February 


Eagle Lake is a city in southeastern Colorado County, Texas, United States. The population was 3,639 at the 2010 census. It is home to a golf course, the largest private lake in Texas, and the Eagle Lake Regional Airport, which serves light aircraft. The lake, along with adjacent rice fields, attracts a large variety of migratory birds. The city is known as the "Goose-hunting Capital of the World" and also borders a wildlife preserve.

Distance from Eagle Lake center to Airport

The nearest major airport is William P. Hobby Airport (HOU / KHOU). This airport has domestic flights from Houston, Texas. Another major airport is George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH / KIAH), which has international and domestic flights from Houston, Texas. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS / KAUS) has international and domestic flights from Austin, Texas. 
Driving Distance: 74 miles / 119 km
Driving Time: 77 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

Airport: William P. Hobby Airport (HOU / KHOU)
Rail: Southern Pacific Transport.
Road: Bus: Greyhound Bus Lines and Colorado Valley Transit

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Wharton,
  • El Campo,
  • Rosenberg

Emergency Contact Numbers in Eagle Lake city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: +63 (32) 255 0601
Airport: +1 713-640-3000 (William P. Hobby Airport )
Hospital: +1 979-234-5571 (Rice Medical Center)


Red Barn Music Festival
Eagle Lake Midsummer Night Festival 
Eagle Lake Fireworks Show

Tourist Attractions

Christ Episcopal Church
Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge
Eagle Lake City Center

Theatre & Concerts

Braden Hall
Unity Theatre
Playhouse 90

Visit Top Restaurants in Eagle Lake

Texas Seafood & Steakhouse
Chavelita's Taqueria Togo
Dairy Queen

Top Shopping Centers in Eagle Lake

United Ag Co-op
Eagle Lake Supermarket

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Prairie Edge Museum
Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts
Village Botanica

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Brisket – Austin's BBQ and Catering
Taco – Taco Tony's
Grilled Shrimp – Texas Seafood & Steakhouse

Sports Club

Eagle Lake Golf Course – Golf
Falcon Tactical – Shooting range
Stephen F Austin Golf Course – Golf

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 5.00
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 2,025.00
Cheap meal: $ 17.50 
3 course meal: $ 72.50