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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.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Faulkton has a population of 709 people<3> (see below for details).

Faulkton is 1,580 feet [482 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Faulkton lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Faulkton had an population of 709 people. This is a decrease of 3.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Faulkton had a population of 736 people (or 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 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.

  • Wecota [Faulk County]
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    • Wecota [Faulk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Faulkton
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,833 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wecota<6>
  • Polo [Hand County]
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    • Polo [Hand County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Faulkton
    • Estimated population in 2014: 227 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Miranda [Faulk County]
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    • Miranda [Faulk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Faulkton
    • Estimated population in 2014: 122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miranda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cresbard [Faulk County]
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    • Cresbard [Faulk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Faulkton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 99 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresbard 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 Cresbard<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Orient [Faulk County]
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      • Orient [Faulk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Faulkton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orient 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 Orient<6>
    • Seneca [Faulk County]
    • Rockham [Faulk County]
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      • Rockham [Faulk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Faulkton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockham 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 Rockham<6>
    • Devoe [Faulk County]
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      • Devoe [Faulk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Faulkton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 23 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Devoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Onaka [Faulk County]
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      • Onaka [Faulk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Faulkton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Onaka<6>
    • Powell [Edmunds County]
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      • Powell [Edmunds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Faulkton
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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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Faulk County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Faulkton. 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 Faulk, 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 Faulkton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Faulkton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Faulkton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Faulkton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Faulkton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Faulkton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0341, Longitude: -99.1282       In this case, the coordinates for Faulkton 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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