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Welcome to Gettysburg ...
The city of Gettysburg is located in Potter County<1> and is the County Seat for Potter County.
The location of Gettysburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Gettysburg refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Gettysburgian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gettysburg has a population of 1,079 people<4> (see below for details).
Gettysburg is 2,060 feet [628 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Gettysburg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Gettysburg (for example, toward Marksville), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Gettysburg is located in the (605) area code.
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gettysburg.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gettysburg had an population of 1,079 people. This is a decrease of 7.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.19% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gettysburg had a population of 1,162 people (or 49.89% of the total population of Potter County). This makes Gettysburg the county's most populous community.
The population of Gettysburg represents 0.14% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,162 people, the population of Gettysburg decreased 14.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,352 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gettysburg.
Communities Also Named Gettysburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Gettysburg - they are located in Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gettysburg.
Communities near Gettysburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gettysburg.
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 Gettysburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gettysburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gettysburg. 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 Gettysburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gettysburg. See our Newspapers Page for Gettysburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gettysburg ...
Looking for more information about Gettysburg? 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 Gettysburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gettysburg.
Adding Gettysburg to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Gettysburg 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 Gettysburg was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Gettysburg.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 31 May 2023