It is located just south of Lower Red Lake. West Red Lake is included as being a part of the Red Lake Reservation community of Red Lake. It is 0.5 miles from Red Lake. According to the 2010 census, the population of Red Lake (included are East Red Lake, West Red Lake, and South Red Lake) is 1,731. In the 2000 census, the population of Red Lake was 1,430 so the population has increased significantly in that ten year period. West Red Lake is a new Red Lake Reservation community. It was not around in 1991. It does not show up in google earth historical imagery until 2003. Below is a google earth satellite image of West Red Lake, Red Lake Reservation.