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Welcome to Carthage ...

The city of Carthage is located in Miner County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Carthage has a population of 130 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Carthage.

Carthage is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Carthage: (605)

The ZIP code for Carthage: 57323<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carthage had an population of 130 people. This is a decrease of 9.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 30.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Carthage had a population of 144 people (or 6.03% of the total population of Miner County). This makes Carthage the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Carthage represents 0.02% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 271st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 144 people, the population of Carthage decreased 22.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 187 people).

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

Communities Also Named Carthage ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Dakota communities named Carthage: This one is located in Miner County and the other is located in Lawrence County.

Beyond South Dakota, there are 24 communities that are also named Carthage - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Carthage ...

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

  • De Smet [Kingsbury County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Smet
    • De Smet [Kingsbury County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Carthage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,057 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Smet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Smet<6>
  • Howard [Miner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Howard
    • Howard [Miner County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Carthage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 751 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Howard<6>
  • Iroquois [Kingsbury County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iroquois
    • Iroquois [Kingsbury County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Carthage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iroquois have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iroquois
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iroquois<6>
  • Artesian [Sanborn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesian
    • Artesian [Sanborn County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Carthage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 134 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artesian have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Artesian<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roswell [Miner County]
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      • Roswell [Miner County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Carthage
      • Estimated population in 2014: 70 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roswell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roswell
    • Manchester [Kingsbury County]
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      • Manchester [Kingsbury County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Carthage
      • Estimated population in 2014: 65 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Esmond [Kingsbury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esmond
      • Esmond [Kingsbury County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Carthage
      • Estimated population in 2014: 60 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esmond have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esmond
    • Fedora [Miner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fedora
      • Fedora [Miner County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Carthage
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 37 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fedora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fedora<6>
    • Vilas [Miner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vilas
      • Vilas [Miner County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Carthage
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vilas have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vilas
    • Oldham [Kingsbury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oldham
      • Oldham [Kingsbury County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Carthage
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oldham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oldham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oldham<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 Carthage. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carthage.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carthage ...

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

Adding Carthage to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Carthage in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Carthage was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carthage on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Carthage

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Carthage. 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 Miner, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Carthage.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carthage - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Carthage). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Carthage or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carthage) 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 Carthage. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CarthageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carthage. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1712, Longitude: -97.7166    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.

 

 

 

 

 


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