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Faith, South Dakota

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Welcome to Faith ...

The city of Faith is located in Meade County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Faith has a population of 411 people<3> (see below for details).

Faith is 2,580 feet [786 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Faith is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Faith, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Faith: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Faith had an population of 411 people. This is a decrease of 2.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Faith had a population of 421 people. This makes Faith the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Faith represents 0.05% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 175th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 421 people, the population of Faith decreased 13.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 489 people).

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

Communities Also Named Faith ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Faith - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio.

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

Communities near Faith ...

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

  • Iron Lightning [Ziebach County]
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    • Iron Lightning [Ziebach County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Faith
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Lightning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 412 people
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  • Usta [Perkins County]
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    • Usta [Perkins County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Faith
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Usta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 22 people
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  • Red Elm [Ziebach County] - Historic
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    • Red Elm [Ziebach County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Faith
    • 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.
  • Dupree [Ziebach County]
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    • Dupree [Ziebach County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the east of Faith
    • Estimated population in 2019: 518 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dupree
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dupree<6>
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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 Faith. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Faith.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Faith ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Meade, 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 Faith.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Faith - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Faith) 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 Faith. 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 Faith

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Faith. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0258, Longitude: -102.0368       In this case, the coordinates for Faith 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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