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Welcome to Beresford ...

The city of Beresford is primarily located in Union County<1>. A portion of Beresford extends into Lincoln County.

The pronunciation of Beresford: BEERS-furd<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Beresford has a population of 2,026 people<3> (see below for details).

Beresford was established in 1884.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Beresford: Named after Lord Charles Beresford (1846-1919), an Admiral in the Royal Navy.

The city of Beresford was previously named Paris.

The community of Beresford is 1,490 feet [454 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Beresford lies within the (605) area code.

The ZIP code for Beresford: 57004<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Beresford had an population of 2,026 people. This is an increase of 1.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Beresford had a population of 2,005 people (or 13.92% of the total population of Union County). This makes Beresford the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Beresford represents 0.25% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,005 people, the population of Beresford has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,006 people).

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

Communities Also Named Beresford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Beresford - they are located in British Columbia, Florida, Manitoba and New Brunswick.

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

Communities near Beresford ...

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

  • Canton [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Canton [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Beresford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,560 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<7>
  • Lennox [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lennox
    • Lennox [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Beresford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,479 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lennox have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lennox
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lennox<7>
  • Hawarden [Sioux County]
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    • Hawarden [Sioux County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Beresford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,444 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawarden have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawarden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hawarden<7>
  • Worthing [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worthing
    • Worthing [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Beresford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,007 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worthing
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worthing<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Centerville [Turner County]
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      • Centerville [Turner County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Beresford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<7>
    • Viborg [Turner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viborg
      • Viborg [Turner County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Beresford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 767 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viborg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Viborg<7>
    • Alcester [Union County]
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      • Alcester [Union County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Beresford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 755 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alcester have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alcester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alcester<7>
    • Irene [Turner County]
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      • Irene [Turner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Beresford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irene have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irene
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irene<7>
    • Hudson [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
      • Hudson [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Beresford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 345 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<7>
    • Wakonda [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakonda
      • Wakonda [Clay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Beresford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 294 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakonda have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakonda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakonda<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beresford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Dakota

About Union County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Beresford. 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 Union, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Beresford. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beresford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beresford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Beresford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Beresford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Beresford) 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 Beresford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beresford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beresford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0806, Longitude: -96.7755    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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