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Welcome to Craven ...

Craven is located in Edmunds County<1>.

Craven is 1,480 feet [451 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Craven is within the boundaries of the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Craven ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Craven - they are located in North Carolina and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Craven ...

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

  • Ipswich [Edmunds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ipswich
    • Ipswich [Edmunds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Craven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ipswich have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ipswich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ipswich<5>
  • Leola [McPherson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leola
    • Leola [McPherson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Craven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leola have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leola<5>
  • Long Lake Colony [McPherson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Lake Colony
    • Long Lake Colony [McPherson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Craven
    • Estimated population in 2014: 332 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Lake Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Lake Colony
  • Roscoe [Edmunds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roscoe
    • Roscoe [Edmunds County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Craven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roscoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roscoe<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cresbard [Faulk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cresbard
      • Cresbard [Faulk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Craven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresbard have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresbard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresbard<5>
    • Wetonka [McPherson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wetonka
      • Wetonka [McPherson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Craven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wetonka have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wetonka
    • Pleasant Vally Development [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Vally Development
      • Pleasant Vally Development [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Craven
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Vally Development have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Vally Development
    • Mina [Edmunds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mina
      • Mina [Edmunds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Craven
      • Mina has also been known as:
      • Cortland
      • Cortlandt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mina<5>
    • Powell [Edmunds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell
      • Powell [Edmunds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Craven
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell
    • Beebe [Edmunds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beebe
      • Beebe [Edmunds County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Craven
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beebe

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Craven ...

Looking for more information about Craven? 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 Craven, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Craven.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Dakota

About Edmunds County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Craven. 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 Edmunds, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Craven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Craven) 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 Craven. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Craven

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Craven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4426, Longitude: -98.9262    
<4>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.
<5>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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