The location of Castlewood
Welcome to Castlewood ...
The city of Castlewood is located in Hamlin County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Castlewood has a population of 626 people<1> (see below for details).
Castlewood is 1,680 feet [512 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Castlewood lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Castlewood lies within the (605) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Castlewood had a population of 627 people (which is 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 (that had a count of 666 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Castlewood had an population of 626 people. This is a decrease of 0.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.01% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Castlewood ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Castlewood. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
- We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Castlewood.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.
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/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Castlewood.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Castlewood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Castlewood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Castlewood
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castlewood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7244, Longitude: -97.0312 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Castlewood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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