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Welcome to Ethan ...

The town of Ethan is located in Davison County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ethan has a population of 322 people<3> (see below for details).

Ethan is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Ethan: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ethan had an population of 322 people. This is a decrease of 2.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ethan had a population of 331 people. This makes Ethan the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Ethan represents 0.04% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 199th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 331 people, the population of Ethan has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 330 people).

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

Communities near Ethan ...

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

  • Mitchell [Davison County]
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    • Mitchell [Davison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Ethan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,679 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mitchell<6>
  • Parkston [Hutchinson County]
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    • Parkston [Hutchinson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Ethan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,477 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkston<6>
  • Alexandria [Hanson County]
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    • Alexandria [Hanson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Ethan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 644 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexandria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<6>
  • New Elm Springs Colony [Hutchinson County]
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    • New Elm Springs Colony [Hutchinson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Ethan
    • Estimated population in 2014: 600 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Elm Springs Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Emery [Hanson County]
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      • Emery [Hanson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Ethan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 451 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emery<6>
    • Mount Vernon [Davison County]
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      • Mount Vernon [Davison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Ethan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
    • Dimock [Hutchinson County]
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      • Dimock [Hutchinson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Ethan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 130 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dimock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dimock<6>
    • Milltown [Hutchinson County]
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      • Milltown [Hutchinson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ethan
      • Estimated population in 2014: 115 people
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    • Plano [Hanson County]
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      • Plano [Hanson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Ethan
      • Estimated population in 2014: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plano have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fulton [Hanson County]
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      • Fulton [Hanson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ethan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 96 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<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 Ethan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ethan.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ethan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Davison County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ethan. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Davison County: www.davisoncounty.org/

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 Davison, 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 Ethan.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ethan - 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 from Point A (ie- Ethan) 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 Ethan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ethan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ethan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5458, Longitude: -97.9834       In this case, the coordinates for Ethan 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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