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Welcome to Egan ...

The city of Egan is located in Moody County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Egan has a population of 273 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Egan.

Egan is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Egan lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Egan: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Egan had an population of 273 people. This is a decrease of 1.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Egan had a population of 278 people. This makes Egan the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Egan represents 0.03% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 213rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 278 people, the population of Egan increased 4.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 265 people).

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

Adding Egan to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Egan in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Egan elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Egan on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Egan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Egan - they are located in California (3), Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Egan ...

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

  • Pipestone [Pipestone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pipestone
    • Pipestone [Pipestone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Egan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,046 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pipestone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pipestone<6>
  • Dell Rapids [Minnehaha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dell Rapids
    • Dell Rapids [Minnehaha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Egan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dell Rapids
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dell Rapids<6>
  • Flandreau [Moody County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flandreau
    • Flandreau [Moody County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Egan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,316 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flandreau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flandreau
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flandreau<6>
  • Medary [Brookings County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medary
    • Medary [Brookings County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Egan
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,442 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medary
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baltic [Minnehaha County]
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      • Baltic [Minnehaha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Egan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baltic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baltic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baltic<6>
    • Aurora [Brookings County]
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      • Aurora [Brookings County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Egan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<6>
    • Elkton [Brookings County]
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      • Elkton [Brookings County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Egan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 726 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<6>
    • Jasper [Pipestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
      • Jasper [Pipestone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Egan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 603 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Huntimer [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntimer
      • Huntimer [Minnehaha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Egan
      • Estimated population in 2014: 590 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntimer
    • Colman [Moody County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colman
      • Colman [Moody County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Egan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 579 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colman<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Egan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Dakota

About Moody County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Egan. 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 Moody, 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 Egan.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Egan - 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- Egan) 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 Egan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Egan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Egan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9997, Longitude: -96.6509       In this case, the coordinates for Egan 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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