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Welcome to Chelsea ...

The town of Chelsea is located in Faulk County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Chelsea: CHEL-see<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chelsea has a population of 26 people<4> (see below for details).

Chelsea was established in 1906.

The community of Chelsea is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The telephone area code for Chelsea: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chelsea had an population of 26 people. This is a decrease of 3.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chelsea had a population of 27 people. This makes Chelsea the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27 people, the population of Chelsea decreased 18.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 33 people).

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

Communities Also Named Chelsea ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Chelsea - they are located in Alabama (2), Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (3), Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec (3), South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Chelsea ...

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

  • Wecota [Faulk County]
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    • Wecota [Faulk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Chelsea
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,833 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wecota<7>
  • Duxbury [Spink County]
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    • Duxbury [Spink County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Chelsea
    • Estimated population in 2014: 531 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duxbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duxbury
  • Warner [Brown County]
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    • Warner [Brown County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Chelsea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warner 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 Warner<7>
  • Mellette [Spink County]
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    • Mellette [Spink County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Chelsea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mellette 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 Mellette<7>
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    • Northville [Spink County]
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      • Northville [Spink County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Chelsea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northville<7>
    • Ashton [Spink County]
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      • Ashton [Spink County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Chelsea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashton<7>
    • Miranda [Faulk County]
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      • Miranda [Faulk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Chelsea
      • Estimated population in 2014: 122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miranda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miranda
    • Cresbard [Faulk County]
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      • Cresbard [Faulk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Chelsea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresbard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresbard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresbard<7>
    • Mansfield [Brown County]
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      • Mansfield [Brown County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Chelsea
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 93 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<7>
    • Zell [Faulk County]
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      • Zell [Faulk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Chelsea
      • Estimated population in 2014: 65 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zell

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chelsea ...

Looking for more information about Chelsea? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Chelsea, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Chelsea.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Dakota

About Faulk County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chelsea. 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 Faulk, 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 Chelsea. 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 Chelsea.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chelsea - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chelsea) 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 Chelsea. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chelsea

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chelsea. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1672, Longitude: -98.7426       In this case, the coordinates for Chelsea 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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