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Alcester, South Dakota
Welcome to Alcester ...
The city of Alcester is located in Union County.
The location of Alcester has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Alcester: AL-ses-tur<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alcester has a population of 737 people<3> (see below for details).
Alcester is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alcester lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Alcester, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Alcester is within the (605) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alcester had a population of 807 people (which is 5.6% of the total population of Union County). This makes Alcester the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Alcester represents 0.1% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 103rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 807 people, the population of Alcester decreased 8.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 880 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alcester had an population of 737 people. This is a decrease of 8.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.25% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alcester.
Communities near Alcester ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alcester and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alcester.
Communities Also Named Alcester ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alcester - it's located in Manitoba.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alcester.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alcester ...
Looking for more information about Alcester? 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 Alcester, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alcester.
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This page was last modified: 20 May 2019