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Edgemont, South Dakota
Welcome to Edgemont ...
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 718 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Edgemont.
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 lies within the (605) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Edgemont had an population of 718 people. This is a decrease of 7.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.19% 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 total 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 (with 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.
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.
Adding Edgemont to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Edgemont 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 Edgemont was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Edgemont on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Dakota (1937).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Edgemont on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 30 Nov 2021