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Welcome to Edgemont ...

The city of Edgemont is located in Fall River County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Edgemont has a population of 719 people<3> (see below for details).

Edgemont is 3,460 feet [1,055 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Edgemont is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Edgemont is located in the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Edgemont had an population of 719 people. This is a decrease of 7.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edgemont had a population of 774 people (which is 10.91% of the total population of Fall River County). This makes Edgemont the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Edgemont represents 0.1% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 109th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 774 people, the population of Edgemont decreased 10.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 867 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Edgemont.

Communities Also Named Edgemont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Edgemont - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Illinois, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee (2), Utah (3), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Edgemont ...

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

  • Hot Springs [Fall River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Springs
    • Hot Springs [Fall River County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Edgemont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,502 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hot Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hot Springs<6>
  • Heppner [Fall River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heppner
    • Heppner [Fall River County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Edgemont
    • Estimated population in 2014: 267 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heppner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heppner
  • Ivanhoe [Custer County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivanhoe
    • Ivanhoe [Custer County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Edgemont
    • Estimated population in 2014: 144 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivanhoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Provo [Fall River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Provo
    • Provo [Fall River County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Edgemont
    • Estimated population in 2014: 32 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Provo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Provo<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rocky Ford [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Ford
      • Rocky Ford [Fall River County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Edgemont
      • Estimated population in 2014: 6 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Ford
    • Cascade Springs [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascade Springs
      • Cascade Springs [Fall River County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Edgemont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cascade Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cascade Springs
    • Dewey [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dewey
      • Dewey [Custer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Edgemont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dewey
    • Ardmore [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardmore
      • Ardmore [Fall River County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Edgemont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardmore
    • Pringle [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pringle
      • Pringle [Custer County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Edgemont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pringle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pringle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pringle<6>
    • Montrose [Sioux County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
      • Montrose [Sioux County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the south of Edgemont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Edgemont. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Edgemont.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edgemont ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Dakota

About Fall River County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Edgemont. 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 Fall River, 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 Edgemont.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edgemont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Edgemont) 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 Edgemont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Edgemont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edgemont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2986, Longitude: -103.8274       In this case, the coordinates for Edgemont 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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