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Artesian, South Dakota

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Welcome to Artesian ...

The town of Artesian is located in Sanborn County.

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

The pronunciation of Artesian: ahr-TEE-zhuhn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Artesian has a population of 143 people<3> (see below for details).

Artesian is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Artesian is located in the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Artesian had a population of 138 people (or 5.86% of the total population of Sanborn County). This makes Artesian the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Artesian represents 0.02% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 275th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 138 people, the population of Artesian decreased 12.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 157 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Artesian had an population of 143 people. This is an increase of 3.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.92% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Artesian ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Artesian and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Carthage   [Map]   132   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Epiphany   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Esmond   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Forestburg   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fulton   [Map]   94   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Howard   [Map]   767   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Artesian ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Artesian - they are located in Arkansas, Iowa and Washington.

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

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 Artesian. 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 Artesian. 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 Artesian. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Artesian ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Artesian. 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 Artesian.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Artesian - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Artesian) 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 Artesian. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Artesian

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Artesian. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0086, Longitude: -97.9234     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Artesian have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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