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Welcome to Britton ...

The city of Britton is located in Marshall County<1> and is the County Seat for Marshall County.

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

The pronunciation of Britton: BRIT-uhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Britton has a population of 1,273 people<4> (see below for details).

Britton is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Britton: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Britton had an population of 1,273 people. This is an increase of 2.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Britton had a population of 1,241 people (or 26.65% of the total population of Marshall County). This makes Britton the county's most populous community.

The population of Britton represents 0.15% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 76th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,241 people, the population of Britton decreased 6.55% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,328 people).

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

Communities Also Named Britton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Britton - they are located in Arkansas, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Britton ...

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

  • West Britton [Marshall County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Britton
    • West Britton [Marshall County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Britton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Britton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,368 people
  • Hillhead [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillhead
    • Hillhead [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Britton
    • Estimated population in 2014: 990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillhead
  • Spain [Marshall County]
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    • Spain [Marshall County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Britton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spain
  • Langford [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Langford
    • Langford [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Britton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 326 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Langford<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Claremont [Brown County]
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      • Claremont [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Britton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Claremont<7>
    • Newark [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
      • Newark [Marshall County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Britton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Eden [Marshall County]
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      • Eden [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Britton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<7>
    • Kidder [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kidder
      • Kidder [Marshall County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Britton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 77 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kidder
    • Havana [Sargent County]
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      • Havana [Sargent County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Britton
      • Former name for Havana: Weber
      • Estimated population in 2019: 71 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havana<7>
    • Lake City [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
      • Lake City [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Britton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 52 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake City<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 Britton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Britton.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Britton. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Britton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Britton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Dakota

About Marshall County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Britton. 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 Marshall, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Britton. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Britton.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Britton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Britton) 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 Britton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Britton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Britton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7894, Longitude: -97.7498       In this case, the coordinates for Britton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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