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Welcome to Chamberlain ...

The city of Chamberlain is located in Brule County<1> and is the County Seat for Brule County.

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

The pronunciation of Chamberlain: CHAYM-bur-luhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chamberlain has a population of 2,366 people<4> (see below for details).

Chamberlain is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Chamberlain is within the (605) area code.

Websites for Chamberlain ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.chamberlainsd.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Chamberlain, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chamberlain had an population of 2,366 people. This is a decrease of 0.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chamberlain had a population of 2,387 people (or 45.42% of the total population of Brule County). This makes Chamberlain the county's most populous community.

The population of Chamberlain represents 0.29% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,387 people, the population of Chamberlain increased 2.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,338 people).

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

Communities Also Named Chamberlain ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Chamberlain - they are located in Georgia, Indiana, Maine (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Ohio (2), Ontario and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Chamberlain ...

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

  • Fort Thompson [Buffalo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Thompson
    • Fort Thompson [Buffalo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Chamberlain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,282 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Thompson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Thompson<7>
  • Kimball [Brule County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimball
    • Kimball [Brule County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Chamberlain
    • Estimated population in 2019: 673 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimball
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kimball<7>
  • Pukwana [Brule County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pukwana
    • Pukwana [Brule County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Chamberlain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pukwana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 305 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pukwana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pukwana<7>
  • Reliance [Lyman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reliance
    • Reliance [Lyman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Chamberlain
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reliance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reliance<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Lyman [Lyman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Lyman
      • East Lyman [Lyman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Chamberlain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Lyman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Lyman
    • Ola [Brule County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ola
      • Ola [Brule County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Chamberlain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 108 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ola
    • Shelby [Buffalo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
      • Shelby [Buffalo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Chamberlain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 96 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Iona [Lyman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iona
      • Iona [Lyman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Chamberlain
      • Estimated population in 2014: 83 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iona<7>
    • Lyonville [Brule County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyonville
      • Lyonville [Brule County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Chamberlain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 49 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyonville
    • Eagle [Brule County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle
      • Eagle [Brule County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Chamberlain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 17 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chamberlain. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chamberlain.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chamberlain ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chamberlain. 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 Brule, 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 Chamberlain. 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 Chamberlain.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chamberlain - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chamberlain) 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 Chamberlain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chamberlain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chamberlain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8075, Longitude: -99.3207       In this case, the coordinates for Chamberlain 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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