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Welcome to Goodwin ...

The town of Goodwin is located in Deuel County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Goodwin has a population of 147 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Goodwin is 2,000 feet [610 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Goodwin: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Goodwin had an population of 147 people. This is an increase of 0.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Goodwin had a population of 146 people. This makes Goodwin the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Goodwin represents 0.02% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 270th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 146 people, the population of Goodwin decreased 8.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 160 people).

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

Communities Also Named Goodwin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Goodwin - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Maine, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Goodwin ...

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

  • Watertown [Codington County]
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    • Watertown [Codington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Goodwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watertown<6>
  • Clear Lake [Deuel County]
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    • Clear Lake [Deuel County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Goodwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,260 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clear Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clear Lake<6>
  • Castlewood [Hamlin County]
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    • Castlewood [Hamlin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Goodwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 648 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castlewood<6>
  • Rauville [Codington County]
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    • Rauville [Codington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Goodwin
    • Estimated population in 2014: 292 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rauville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thomas [Hamlin County]
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      • Thomas [Hamlin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Goodwin
      • Estimated population in 2014: 290 people
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    • Gary [Deuel County]
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      • Gary [Deuel County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary 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 Gary<6>
    • Tunerville [Deuel County]
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      • Tunerville [Deuel County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Goodwin
      • Estimated population in 2014: 218 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tunerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • South Shore [Codington County]
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      • South Shore [Codington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Shore<6>
    • Brandt [Deuel County]
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      • Brandt [Deuel County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 107 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brandt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandt<6>
    • Stockholm [Grant County]
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      • Stockholm [Grant County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Goodwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockholm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockholm
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockholm<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goodwin ...

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

Adding Goodwin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Goodwin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Goodwin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Goodwin on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Goodwin. 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 Deuel, 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 Goodwin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goodwin - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Goodwin) 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 Goodwin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GoodwinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodwin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8772, Longitude: -96.8490       In this case, the coordinates for Goodwin 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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