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Deadwood, South Dakota
Welcome to Deadwood ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Deadwood has a population of 1,296 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Deadwood.
Deadwood is 4,520 feet [1,378 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Deadwood is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Deadwood lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Deadwood: (605)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Deadwood had an population of 1,296 people. This is an increase of 2.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.09% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Deadwood had a population of 1,270 people (or 5.27% of the total population of Lawrence County). This makes Deadwood the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Deadwood represents 0.16% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,270 people, the population of Deadwood decreased 7.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,380 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Deadwood.
Communities Also Named Deadwood ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Deadwood - they are located in Alberta, British Columbia, California (5), Kentucky, Oregon and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Deadwood.
Communities near Deadwood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Deadwood.
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 Deadwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Deadwood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Deadwood. 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 Deadwood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Deadwood. Our list includes 35 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Deadwood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Deadwood ...
Looking for more information about Deadwood? 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 Deadwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Deadwood.
Adding Deadwood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Deadwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Deadwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Deadwood on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Deadwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Lawrence County: www.lawrence.sd.us/
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 30 Nov 2021