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Welcome to Faulkton ...
The city of Faulkton is located in Faulk County<1> and is the County Seat for Faulk County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Faulkton has a population of 711 people<2> (see below for details).
Faulkton is 1,580 feet [482 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Faulkton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Faulkton: (605)
The ZIP code for Faulkton: 57438<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Faulkton.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Faulkton had an population of 711 people. This is a decrease of 3.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.43% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Faulkton had a population of 736 people (which is 31.13% of the total population of Faulk County). This makes Faulkton the county's most populous community.
The population of Faulkton represents 0.09% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 113rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 736 people, the population of Faulkton decreased 6.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 785 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Faulkton.
Communities near Faulkton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Faulkton.
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 Faulkton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Faulkton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Faulkton. 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 Faulkton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Faulkton. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Faulkton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Faulkton ...
Looking for more information about Faulkton? 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 Faulkton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Faulkton.
Adding Faulkton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Faulkton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Faulkton was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Faulkton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Dakota (1937).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Faulkton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 31 May 2023