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Astoria, South Dakota

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Welcome to Astoria ...

The pronunciation of Astoria: as-TOHR-ee-uh<1>

The town of Astoria is located in Deuel County.

When the people of Astoria refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Astorian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Astoria has a population of 135 people<3> (see below for details).

Astoria is 1,820 feet [555 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Astoria: (605)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Astoria had a population of 139 people. This makes Astoria the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Astoria represents 0.02% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 274th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 139 people, the population of Astoria decreased 7.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 150 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Astoria had an population of 135 people. This is a decrease of 2.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Astoria ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2016
Canby (MN)   [Map]   1,720   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hendricks (MN)   [Map]   692   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ivanhoe (MN)   [Map]   550   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bruce   [Map]   206   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Clear Lake   [Map]   1,226   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Estelline   [Map]   751   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Astoria ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Astoria - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, New York, Ohio and Oregon.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Astoria. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Astoria. 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 Astoria.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Astoria ...

Looking for more information about Astoria? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Astoria, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Astoria.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Astoria. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should 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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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Astoria refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Astoria may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Astoria.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Astoria - 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 that begins in Astoria. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Astoria) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Astoria. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Astoria

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Astoria. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5577, Longitude: -96.5464     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Astoria have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Astoria.