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Bison, South Dakota
Welcome to Bison ...
The location of Bison has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bison has a population of 322 people<3> (see below for details).
Bison is 2,770 feet [844 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Bison is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Bison lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Bison and travel east, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The telephone area code for Bison: (605)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bison had an population of 322 people. This is a decrease of 3.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.67% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bison had a population of 333 people (which is 11.17% of the total population of Perkins County). This makes Bison the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Bison represents 0.04% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 198th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 333 people, the population of Bison decreased 10.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 373 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bison.
Communities Also Named Bison ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Bison - they are located in Kansas, Montana, Oklahoma, Tennessee and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bison.
Communities near Bison ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bison.
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 Bison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bison.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bison. See our Newspapers Page for Bison.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bison ...
Looking for more information about Bison? 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 Bison, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bison.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Oct 2020