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Welcome to Agar ...

The town of Agar is located in Sully County<1>.

The location of Agar has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Agar: AY-gahr<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Agar has a population of 80 people<4> (see below for details).

Agar is 1,850 feet [564 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Agar lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Agar (for example, toward North Eagle Butte), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The telephone area code for Agar: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Agar had an population of 80 people. This is an increase of 5.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Agar had a population of 76 people (which is 5.54% of the total population of Sully County). This makes Agar the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 76 people, the population of Agar decreased 7.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 82 people).

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

Communities near Agar ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Agar.

  • Gettysburg [Potter County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gettysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gettysburg
    • Gettysburg [Potter County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Agar
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gettysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<7>
  • Onida [Sully County]
  • Forest City [Potter County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest City
    • Forest City [Potter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Agar
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
  • Okobojo [Sully County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Okobojo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okobojo
    • Okobojo [Sully County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the southwest of Agar
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okobojo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lebanon [Potter County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
      • Lebanon [Potter County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the northeast of Agar
      • Estimated population in 2018: 44 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<7>
    • Blunt [Hughes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blunt
      • Blunt [Hughes County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the south of Agar
      • Estimated population in 2018: 349 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blunt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blunt<7>
    • Harrold [Hughes County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrold
      • Harrold [Hughes County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Agar
      • Estimated population in 2018: 121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrold
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrold<7>
    • Holabird [Hyde County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holabird have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holabird
      • Holabird [Hyde County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Agar
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holabird
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holabird<7>
    • Hoven [Potter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoven
      • Hoven [Potter County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Agar
      • Estimated population in 2018: 376 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoven<7>
    • Seneca [Faulk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca
      • Seneca [Faulk County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Agar
      • Estimated population in 2018: 38 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Agar. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Agar.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Agar. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Agar.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Agar. See our Newspapers Page for Agar.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Agar ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Agar, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Agar.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Sully County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sully County: www.sullycounty.net/

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Sully, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Agar. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Agar.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Agar - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Agar) 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 Agar. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Agar

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Agar. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8386, Longitude: -100.0729       In this case, the coordinates for Agar have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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