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Welcome to Artesian ...

The town of Artesian is located in Sanborn County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Artesian: ahr-TEE-zhuhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Artesian has a population of 142 people<4> (see below for details).

Artesian is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Artesian lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Artesian had an population of 142 people. This is an increase of 2.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Artesian had a population of 138 people (which is 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 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Artesian ...

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

  • Howard [Miner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Howard
    • Howard [Miner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Artesian
    • Estimated population in 2018: 760 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Howard<7>
  • Woonsocket [Sanborn County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woonsocket have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woonsocket
    • Woonsocket [Sanborn County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Artesian
    • Estimated population in 2018: 674 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woonsocket
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woonsocket<7>
  • Letcher [Sanborn County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Letcher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Letcher
    • Letcher [Sanborn County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Artesian
    • Estimated population in 2018: 181 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Letcher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Letcher<7>
  • Carthage [Miner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
    • Carthage [Miner County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Artesian
    • Estimated population in 2018: 130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Plano [Hanson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plano have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plano
      • Plano [Hanson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Artesian
      • Estimated population in 2014: 104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plano
    • Epiphany [Hanson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Epiphany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Epiphany
      • Epiphany [Hanson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Artesian
      • Estimated population in 2014: 103 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Epiphany
    • Fulton [Hanson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
      • Fulton [Hanson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Artesian
      • Estimated population in 2018: 92 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<7>
    • Forestburg [Sanborn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forestburg
      • Forestburg [Sanborn County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Artesian
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 73 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestburg
    • Roswell [Miner County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roswell
      • Roswell [Miner County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Artesian
      • Estimated population in 2014: 70 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roswell
    • Esmond [Kingsbury County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esmond
      • Esmond [Kingsbury County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Artesian
      • Estimated population in 2014: 60 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esmond

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 Artesian. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Artesian.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Artesian.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Artesian. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

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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.

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 Sanborn, 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 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Artesian.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Artesian - 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 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       In this case, the coordinates for Artesian 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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