Welcome to McLaughlin ...
The pronunciation of McLaughlin: mik-GLAWF-luhn<1>
The city 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.
If you are thinking about a trip to the McLaughlin area, you can find travel information (such as hotels, restaurants and reviews) by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McLaughlin.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, McLaughlin had a population of 663 people (or 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 total 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 (with 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).
Communities near McLaughlin ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from McLaughlin and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.
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 ...
Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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.
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.
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: