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Welcome to Dewey ...

Dewey is located in Custer County<1>.

Dewey is 3,710 feet [1,131 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Dewey is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Dewey lies within the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Dewey ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Dewey - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan (4), Missouri (3), Montana (2), Nevada, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Dewey ...

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

  • Edgemont [Fall River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgemont
    • Edgemont [Fall River County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Dewey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 719 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgemont have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgemont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgemont<5>
  • Ivanhoe [Custer County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivanhoe
    • Ivanhoe [Custer County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Dewey
    • Estimated population in 2014: 144 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivanhoe have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Spencer [Weston County] - Historic
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    • Spencer [Weston County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Dewey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Hill View Heights [Weston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill View Heights
    • Hill View Heights [Weston County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the north of Dewey
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill View Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill View Heights
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    • Pringle [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pringle
      • Pringle [Custer County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the east of Dewey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pringle have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pringle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pringle<5>
    • Newcastle [Weston County]
    • Provo [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Provo
      • Provo [Fall River County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the southeast of Dewey
      • Estimated population in 2014: 32 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Provo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Provo<5>
    • Custer [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Custer
      • Custer [Custer County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Dewey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,969 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Custer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Custer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Custer<5>
    • Cascade Springs [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascade Springs
      • Cascade Springs [Fall River County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Dewey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cascade Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cascade Springs
    • Hot Springs [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Springs
      • Hot Springs [Fall River County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<3> to the east of Dewey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hot Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hot Springs<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dewey ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Custer County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dewey. 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 Custer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dewey - 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 from Point A (ie- Dewey) 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 Dewey. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dewey

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dewey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5298, Longitude: -104.0407    
<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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