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Welcome to Canistota ...

The city of Canistota is located in McCook County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Canistota: kan-ih-STOH-tuh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Canistota has a population of 636 people<4> (see below for details).

Canistota is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Canistota is within the (605) area code.

Websites for Canistota ...

Official Website: www.canistotasd.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Canistota had an population of 636 people. This is a decrease of 3.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Canistota had a population of 656 people (which is 11.68% of the total population of McCook County). This makes Canistota the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Canistota represents 0.08% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 126th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 656 people, the population of Canistota decreased 6.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 700 people).

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

Communities near Canistota ...

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

  • Hartford [Minnehaha County]
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    • Hartford [Minnehaha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Canistota
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<7>
  • Salem [McCook County]
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    • Salem [McCook County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Canistota
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,285 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<7>
  • Freeman [Hutchinson County]
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    • Freeman [Hutchinson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Canistota
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,275 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeman<7>
  • Parker [Turner County]
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    • Parker [Turner County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Canistota
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,023 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parker<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marion [Turner County]
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      • Marion [Turner County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Canistota
      • Estimated population in 2019: 780 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<7>
    • Humboldt [Minnehaha County]
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      • Humboldt [Minnehaha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Canistota
      • Estimated population in 2019: 567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humboldt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humboldt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Humboldt<7>
    • Bridgewater [McCook County]
    • Emery [Hanson County]
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      • Emery [Hanson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Canistota
      • Estimated population in 2019: 451 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emery<7>
    • Montrose [McCook County]
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      • Montrose [McCook County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Canistota
      • Estimated population in 2019: 443 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montrose<7>
    • Monroe [Turner County]
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      • Monroe [Turner County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Canistota
      • Estimated population in 2019: 155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<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 Canistota. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Canistota.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canistota ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Dakota

About McCook County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Canistota: www.canistotasd.com/

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 McCook, 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 Canistota. 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 Canistota.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Canistota - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Canistota) 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 Canistota. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Canistota

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canistota. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5975, Longitude: -97.2920       In this case, the coordinates for Canistota 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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