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Armour, South Dakota
Welcome to Armour ...
The location of Armour has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Armour: AHR-mur<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Armour has a population of 667 people<4> (see below for details).
Armour was established in 1885.
The community of Armour is 1,510 feet [460 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Armour lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Armour: (605)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Armour had an population of 667 people. This is a decrease of 4.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.71% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Armour had a population of 699 people (or 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 total 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 (which had a count of 782 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Armour ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Armour.
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 Armour. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Armour.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Armour.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Armour. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Armour to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Armour in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Armour was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Armour on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Dakota (1937).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Armour on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022