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Box Elder, South Dakota
Welcome to Box Elder ...
The location of Box Elder has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Box Elder has a population of 10,119 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Box Elder.
Box Elder is 3,110 feet [948 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Box Elder is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Box Elder lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Box Elder: (605)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Box Elder had an population of 10,119 people. This is an increase of 29.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 256.18% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Box Elder had a population of 7,800 people (or 7.73% of the total population of Pennington County). This makes Box Elder the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Box Elder represents 0.96% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,800 people, the population of Box Elder increased 174.55% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,841 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Box Elder.
Communities Also Named Box Elder ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Box Elder - they are located in Colorado, Montana (4), Nebraska, Tennessee, Utah and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Box Elder.
Communities near Box Elder ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Box Elder.
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 Box Elder. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Box Elder.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Box Elder. 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 Box Elder.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Box Elder. See our Newspapers Page for Box Elder.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Box Elder ...
Looking for more information about Box Elder? 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 Box Elder, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Box Elder.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Box Elder. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Pennington County: www.co.pennington.sd.us/
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jan 2021