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Armour, South Dakota

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The location of Armour

Welcome to Armour ...

The city of Armour is located in Douglas County and is the County Seat for Douglas County.

The location of Armour has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Armour: AHR-mur<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Armour has a population of 669 people<3> (see below for details).

Armour was established in 1885.

The community of Armour is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Armour lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Armour had a population of 699 people (which is 23.28% of the total population of Douglas County). This makes Armour the county's most populous community.

The population of Armour represents 0.09% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 119th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 699 people, the population of Armour decreased 10.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 782 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Armour had an population of 669 people. This is a decrease of 4.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.45% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Armour ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Armour and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Corsica   [Map]   580   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Delmont   [Map]   220   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Geddes   [Map]   212   W   18 miles [29 km]
Joubert   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lake Andes   [Map]   837   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Holland   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Armour ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Armour - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Iowa (2), Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Saskatchewan, Tennessee and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Armour.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Armour. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Armour. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Armour. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Armour ...

Looking for more information about Armour? 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 Armour, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Armour.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Douglas County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Armour. 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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Armour.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Armour - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Armour) 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 Armour. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Armour

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Armour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3194, Longitude: -98.3442     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Armour have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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