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Geddes, South Dakota

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The location of Geddes

Welcome to Geddes ...

The city of Geddes is located in Charles Mix County.

The location of Geddes has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Geddes: GEH-dehs<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Geddes has a population of 208 people<3> (see below for details).

Geddes is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Geddes: (605)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Geddes had a population of 208 people. This makes Geddes the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Geddes represents 0.03% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 240th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 208 people, the population of Geddes decreased 17.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 252 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Geddes had an population of 208 people (or a decrease of 17.46% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Geddes ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fort Randall   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the South (S) of Geddes

Located in Gregory County

Platte   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Geddes

Lake Andes   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Geddes

Armour   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Geddes

Located in Douglas County

Corsica   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Geddes

Located in Douglas County

Bonesteel   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Geddes

Located in Gregory County

Pickstown   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Geddes

Unorganized Territory of East Gregory   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Geddes

Located in Gregory County

Joubert   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Geddes

Located in Douglas County

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Geddes

Located in Gregory County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Geddes.

Communities Also Named Geddes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Geddes - they are located in Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada and New York.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Geddes. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Geddes. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Geddes.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Geddes:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Geddes ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Geddes. 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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Geddes.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Geddes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 from Point A (ie- Geddes) 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 Geddes. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Geddes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Geddes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2539, Longitude: -98.6976     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Geddes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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