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Welcome to Castlewood ...

The city of Castlewood is located in Hamlin County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Castlewood has a population of 641 people<2> (see below for details).

Castlewood is 1,680 feet [512 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Castlewood lies within the (605) area code.

The ZIP code for Castlewood: 57223<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Castlewood had an population of 641 people. This is an increase of 2.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Castlewood had a population of 627 people (or 10.62% of the total population of Hamlin County). This makes Castlewood the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Castlewood represents 0.08% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 627 people, the population of Castlewood decreased 5.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 666 people).

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

Communities Also Named Castlewood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Castlewood - they are located in California, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Castlewood ...

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

  • Watertown [Codington County]
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    • Watertown [Codington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Castlewood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,174 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watertown<6>
  • Clear Lake [Deuel County]
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    • Clear Lake [Deuel County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Castlewood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,262 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clear Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clear Lake<6>
  • Estelline [Hamlin County]
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    • Estelline [Hamlin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Castlewood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estelline have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 746 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Estelline<6>
  • Lake Norden [Hamlin County]
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    • Lake Norden [Hamlin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Castlewood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 522 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Norden<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hayti [Hamlin County]
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      • Hayti [Hamlin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Castlewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayti have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 383 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayti<6>
    • Kampeska [Codington County]
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      • Kampeska [Codington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Castlewood
      • Estimated population in 2014: 331 people
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    • Rauville [Codington County]
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      • Rauville [Codington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Castlewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rauville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 292 people
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    • Thomas [Hamlin County]
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      • Thomas [Hamlin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Castlewood
      • Estimated population in 2014: 290 people
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    • Kranzburg [Codington County]
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      • Kranzburg [Codington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Castlewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kranzburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 174 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kranzburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kranzburg<6>
    • Grover [Codington County]
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      • Grover [Codington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Castlewood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 171 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castlewood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Castlewood. 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 Hamlin, 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 Castlewood.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Castlewood - 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 Castlewood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Castlewood 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Castlewood) 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 Castlewood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Castlewood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castlewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7228, Longitude: -97.0268    
<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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