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Welcome to Corsica ...

The city of Corsica is located in Douglas County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Corsica: KOR-sih-kuh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Corsica has a population of 575 people<4> (see below for details).

Corsica is 1,560 feet [475 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Corsica: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Corsica had an population of 575 people. This is a decrease of 2.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Corsica had a population of 592 people (or 19.72% of the total population of Douglas County). This makes Corsica the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Corsica represents 0.07% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 138th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 592 people, the population of Corsica decreased 8.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 644 people).

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

Communities Also Named Corsica ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Corsica - they are located in Georgia, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Corsica ...

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

  • Lake Andes [Charles Mix County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Andes
    • Lake Andes [Charles Mix County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Corsica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 821 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Andes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Andes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Andes<7>
  • Armour [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armour
    • Armour [Douglas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Corsica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 669 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armour
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Armour<7>
  • Stickney [Aurora County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stickney
    • Stickney [Aurora County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Corsica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stickney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stickney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stickney<7>
  • Delmont [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delmont
    • Delmont [Douglas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Corsica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmont<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Geddes [Charles Mix County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geddes
      • Geddes [Charles Mix County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Corsica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geddes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geddes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geddes<7>
    • Joubert [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joubert
      • Joubert [Douglas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Corsica
      • Estimated population in 2014: 126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joubert
    • New Holland [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Holland
      • New Holland [Douglas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Corsica
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 76 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Holland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Holland<7>
    • Ravinia [Charles Mix County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravinia
      • Ravinia [Charles Mix County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Corsica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 64 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravinia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravinia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravinia<7>
    • Hillside [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillside
      • Hillside [Douglas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Corsica
      • Estimated population in 2014: 31 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside
    • Douglas City [Douglas County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglas City
      • Douglas City [Douglas County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Corsica
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglas City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corsica ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Dakota

About Douglas County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Corsica. 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 Douglas, 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 Corsica. 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 Corsica.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corsica - 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 from Point A (ie- Corsica) 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 Corsica. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Corsica

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corsica. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4244, Longitude: -98.4059       In this case, the coordinates for Corsica 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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