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Welcome to Flandreau ...

The city of Flandreau is located in Moody County<1> and is the County Seat for Moody County.

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

The pronunciation of Flandreau: FLAN-droo<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Flandreau has a population of 2,316 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Flandreau is 1,560 feet [475 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Flandreau is located in the (605) area code.

Websites for Flandreau ...

Official Website: www.cityofflandreau.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Flandreau had an population of 2,316 people. This is a decrease of 1.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Flandreau had a population of 2,341 people (or 36.09% of the total population of Moody County). This makes Flandreau the county's most populous community.

The population of Flandreau represents 0.29% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,341 people, the population of Flandreau decreased 1.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,376 people).

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

Adding Flandreau 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 Flandreau 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 Flandreau 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 Flandreau on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Flandreau ...

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

  • Pipestone [Pipestone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pipestone
    • Pipestone [Pipestone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Flandreau
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,046 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pipestone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pipestone<7>
  • Dell Rapids [Minnehaha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dell Rapids
    • Dell Rapids [Minnehaha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Flandreau
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dell Rapids
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dell Rapids<7>
  • Medary [Brookings County]
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    • Medary [Brookings County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Flandreau
    • 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
  • Aurora [Brookings County]
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    • Aurora [Brookings County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Flandreau
    • 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<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elkton [Brookings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkton
      • Elkton [Brookings County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Flandreau
      • 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<7>
    • Jasper [Pipestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
      • Jasper [Pipestone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Flandreau
      • Estimated population in 2019: 603 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Colman [Moody County]
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      • Colman [Moody County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Flandreau
      • 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<7>
    • Egan [Moody County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egan
      • Egan [Moody County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Flandreau
      • Estimated population in 2019: 273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Egan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Egan<7>
    • Trent [Moody County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trent
      • Trent [Moody County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Flandreau
      • Estimated population in 2019: 230 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trent<7>
    • Rutland [Lake County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flandreau ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in South Dakota

About Moody County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Flandreau: www.cityofflandreau.com/

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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Flandreau. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Flandreau.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Flandreau - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Flandreau) 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 Flandreau. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Flandreau

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flandreau. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0469, Longitude: -96.5981       In this case, the coordinates for Flandreau have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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