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Avance, South Dakota

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The location of Avance

Welcome to Avance ...

So far, we have found very little information about Avance. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Avance to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Avance, please Contact Us.

Avance would have been located within present day Meade County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Avance is 2,520 feet [768 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Avance is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Avance was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Avance and travel east, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The location where Avance once stood is in the (605) area code.

Communities near Avance ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Avance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Arrowhead   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bixby   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cedar Canyon   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Deep Creek   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Faith   [Map]   417   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Flint Rock   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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 Avance. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avance.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Avance, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Avance) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9003, Longitude: -102.2779     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avance have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Avance.

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