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Welcome to Clark ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clark has a population of 1,061 people<2> (see below for details).

Clark is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Clark: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clark had an population of 1,061 people. This is a decrease of 6.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clark had a population of 1,139 people (which is 30.86% of the total population of Clark County). This makes Clark the county's most populous community.

The population of Clark represents 0.14% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,139 people, the population of Clark decreased 11.36% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,285 people).

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

Communities Also Named Clark ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 38 communities that are also named Clark - they are located in Alabama (3), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas (2), Virginia (2), West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Clark ...

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

  • Henry [Codington County]
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    • Henry [Codington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Clark
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henry<6>
  • Willow Lake [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Lake
    • Willow Lake [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Clark
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 243 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow Lake<6>
  • Doland [Spink County]
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    • Doland [Spink County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Clark
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 181 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Doland<6>
  • Elrod [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elrod
    • Elrod [Clark County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Clark
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elrod have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 92 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elrod
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wallace [Codington County]
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      • Wallace [Codington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Clark
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallace have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 87 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallace<6>
    • Hazel [Hamlin County]
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      • Hazel [Hamlin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Clark
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazel have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 86 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazel<6>
    • Bradley [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradley
      • Bradley [Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Clark
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradley<6>
    • Garden City [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Clark County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Clark
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 58 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City<6>
    • Merton [Clark County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merton
      • Merton [Clark County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Clark
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 55 people
    • Raymond [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
      • Raymond [Clark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Clark
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<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 Clark. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clark.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clark. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clark.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clark ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clark. 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 Clark, 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 Clark.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clark - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Clark) 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 Clark. 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 Clark

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clark. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8798, Longitude: -97.7342    
<5>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.
<6>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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