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Welcome to McLaughlin ...

The pronunciation of McLaughlin: mik-GLAWF-luhn<1>

The community of McLaughlin is located in Corson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2013, McLaughlin has a population of 683 people<2> (see below for details).

McLaughlin is 1,990 feet [607 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: McLaughlin lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave McLaughlin and travel south, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

McLaughlin is located in the (605) area code.

We know of 3 communities that are also named McLaughlin. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for McLaughlin contains a list of those communities.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McLaughlin ...

Looking for more information about McLaughlin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about McLaughlin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for McLaughlin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for McLaughlin.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, McLaughlin had a population of 663 people (which is 16.37% of the total population of Corson County). This makes McLaughlin the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of McLaughlin represents 0.08% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 123rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 663 people, the population of McLaughlin decreased 14.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 775 people).

Taken from the 2013 Census Estimates, McLaughlin had an population of 683 people. This is an increase of 3.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.87% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for McLaughlin.

Communities near McLaughlin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from McLaughlin and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2013
Fort Yates (ND)   [Map]   2,389   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fort Yates (ND)   [Map]   195   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Selfridge (ND)   [Map]   171   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Southwest Sioux (ND)   [Map]   276   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bullhead   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Corson   [Map]   2,388   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around McLaughlin. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of McLaughlin. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) McLaughlin. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around McLaughlin:

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 McLaughlin.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McLaughlin - 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 that stretches from McLaughlin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McLaughlin) 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 McLaughlin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McLaughlin

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for McLaughlin.


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