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Welcome to Brandon ...

The city of Brandon is located in Minnehaha County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brandon has a population of 10,074 people<3> (see below for details).

Brandon is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Brandon: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brandon had an population of 10,074 people. This is an increase of 14.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 76.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brandon had a population of 8,785 people (which is 5.18% of the total population of Minnehaha County). This makes Brandon the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Brandon represents 1.08% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,785 people, the population of Brandon increased 54.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,693 people).

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

Communities Also Named Brandon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Brandon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Brandon ...

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

  • Sioux Falls [Minnehaha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sioux Falls
    • Sioux Falls [Minnehaha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Brandon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 183,793 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sioux Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sioux Falls<6>
  • Harrisburg [Lincoln County]
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    • Harrisburg [Lincoln County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Brandon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,710 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<6>
  • Tea [Lincoln County]
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    • Tea [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Brandon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,031 people
    • Former name for Tea:
    • Byron
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tea<6>
  • Luverne [Rock County]
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    • Luverne [Rock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Brandon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,531 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luverne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luverne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luverne<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dell Rapids [Minnehaha County]
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      • Dell Rapids [Minnehaha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Brandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,628 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dell Rapids
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dell Rapids<6>
    • Canton [Lincoln County]
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      • Canton [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Brandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<6>
    • Hartford [Minnehaha County]
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      • Hartford [Minnehaha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Brandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,354 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<6>
    • Crooks [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crooks
      • Crooks [Minnehaha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Brandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,327 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crooks<6>
    • Baltic [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baltic
      • Baltic [Minnehaha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Brandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baltic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baltic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baltic<6>
    • Garretson [Minnehaha County]
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      • Garretson [Minnehaha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Brandon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garretson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garretson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garretson<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brandon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Minnehaha County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brandon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Minnehaha County: www.minnehahacounty.org/

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 Minnehaha, 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 Brandon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brandon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brandon) 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 Brandon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brandon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brandon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5914, Longitude: -96.5784       In this case, the coordinates for Brandon 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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