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Welcome to Eagle Butte ...

The city of Eagle Butte is primarily located in Dewey County<1>. A portion of Eagle Butte extends into Ziebach County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eagle Butte has a population of 1,346 people<3> (see below for details).

Eagle Butte is 2,410 feet [735 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Eagle Butte is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Eagle Butte lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eagle Butte had an population of 1,346 people. This is an increase of 2.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 117.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eagle Butte had a population of 1,318 people (which is 24.86% of the total population of Dewey County). This makes Eagle Butte the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Eagle Butte represents 0.16% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,318 people, the population of Eagle Butte increased 112.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 619 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Eagle Butte.

Communities near Eagle Butte ...

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

  • Dupree [Ziebach County]
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    • Dupree [Ziebach County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Eagle Butte
    • Estimated population in 2019: 518 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dupree
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dupree<6>
  • Lantry [Dewey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lantry
    • Lantry [Dewey County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Eagle Butte
    • Estimated population in 2014: 58 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lantry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lantry<6>
  • Green Grass [Dewey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Grass
    • Green Grass [Dewey County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Eagle Butte
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Grass have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 35 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Grass
  • Parade [Dewey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parade
    • Parade [Dewey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Eagle Butte
    • Estimated population in 2014: 34 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parade
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parade<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ridgeview [Dewey County]
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      • Ridgeview [Dewey County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the east of Eagle Butte
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 47 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeview<6>
    • Whitehorse [Dewey County]
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      • Whitehorse [Dewey County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Eagle Butte
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehorse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 276 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehorse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehorse<6>
    • Red Elm [Ziebach County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Elm
      • Red Elm [Ziebach County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the west of Eagle Butte
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Elm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Isabel [Dewey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isabel
      • Isabel [Dewey County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the north of Eagle Butte
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isabel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 152 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isabel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Isabel<6>
    • Firesteel [Dewey County]
    • Cherry Creek [Ziebach County]

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eagle Butte ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eagle Butte. 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 Dewey, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eagle Butte.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eagle Butte - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Eagle Butte) 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 Eagle Butte. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eagle Butte

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eagle Butte. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0025, Longitude: -101.2335       In this case, the coordinates for Eagle Butte have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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