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Welcome to Denby ...

Denby is located in Oglala Lakota County<1>.

Denby is 3,360 feet [1,024 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Denby is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Denby lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Denby (for example, toward Cody (NE)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Denby is located in the (605) area code.

Communities near Denby ...

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

  • Gordon [Sheridan County]
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    • Gordon [Sheridan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Denby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,486 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gordon<4>
  • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County]
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    • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Denby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesland<4>
  • Wounded Knee [Oglala Lakota County]
  • Whiteclay [Sheridan County]
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    • Whiteclay [Sheridan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Denby
    • Whiteclay has also been known as:
    • Pine Ridge
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteclay<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pine Ridge [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Porcupine [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Manderson - White Horse Creek [Oglala Lakota County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manderson - White Horse Creek
      • Manderson - White Horse Creek [Oglala Lakota County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Denby
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manderson - White Horse Creek
    • Manderson [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Clinton [Sheridan County]
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      • Clinton [Sheridan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the south of Denby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Swett [Bennett County] - Historic
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      • Swett [Bennett County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the east of Denby
      • Estimated population in 2014: 283 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Denby ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Oglala Lakota County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Denby. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Oglala Lakota County: oglalalakota.sdcounties.org/

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 Oglala Lakota, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Denby - 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- Denby) 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 Denby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DenbyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Denby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0609, Longitude: -102.3376    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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