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Welcome to Bancroft ...

The town of Bancroft is located in Kingsbury County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bancroft has a population of 19 people<3> (see below for details).

Bancroft is 1,560 feet [475 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Bancroft: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bancroft had an population of 19 people (or a decrease of 48.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bancroft had a population of 19 people. This makes Bancroft the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19 people, the population of Bancroft decreased 48.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 37 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bancroft ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Bancroft - they are located in California, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bancroft ...

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

  • Success [Clark County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Success
    • Success [Clark County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bancroft
    • Estimated population in 2014: 6,741 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Success have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • De Smet [Kingsbury County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Smet
    • De Smet [Kingsbury County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Bancroft
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,052 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Smet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Smet<6>
  • Bryant [Hamlin County]
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    • Bryant [Hamlin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Bancroft
    • Estimated population in 2019: 454 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryant<6>
  • Iroquois [Kingsbury County]
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    • Iroquois [Kingsbury County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Bancroft
    • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iroquois have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iroquois
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iroquois<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Willow Lake [Clark County]
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      • Willow Lake [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bancroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow Lake<6>
    • Cavour [Beadle County]
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      • Cavour [Beadle County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Bancroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 123 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cavour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cavour
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cavour<6>
    • Yale [Beadle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yale
      • Yale [Beadle County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Bancroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 115 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yale<6>
    • Osceola [Kingsbury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osceola
      • Osceola [Kingsbury County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Bancroft
      • Estimated population in 2014: 90 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osceola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osceola
    • Manchester [Kingsbury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [Kingsbury County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Bancroft
      • Estimated population in 2014: 65 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Esmond [Kingsbury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esmond
      • Esmond [Kingsbury County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Bancroft
      • Estimated population in 2014: 60 people
      • 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 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 Bancroft. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bancroft.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bancroft. 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 Bancroft.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bancroft. See our Newspapers Page for Bancroft.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bancroft ...

Looking for more information about Bancroft? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bancroft, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bancroft.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Dakota

About Kingsbury County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bancroft. 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 Kingsbury, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bancroft.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bancroft - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Bancroft) 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 Bancroft. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bancroft

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bancroft. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4886, Longitude: -97.7509       In this case, the coordinates for Bancroft have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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