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Welcome to Greenwood (aka 'Laflin') ...

Greenwood is located in Lawrence County<1>.

The community of Greenwood has also been called Laflin.

Greenwood is 4,940 feet [1,506 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Greenwood is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Greenwood lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Greenwood: (605)

Communities Also Named Greenwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Dakota communities named Greenwood: This one is located in Lawrence County and the other is located in Charles Mix County.

Beyond South Dakota, there are 120 communities that are also named Greenwood - they are located in Alabama (6), Arizona, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California (5), Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (4), Kansas (4), Kentucky (6), Louisiana (5), Maine (2), Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (6), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (8), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (5), Washington (5), West Virginia (5) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Greenwood ...

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

  • Rapid City [Pennington County]
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    • Rapid City [Pennington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Greenwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 77,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rapid City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rapid City<4>
  • Sturgis [Meade County]
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    • Sturgis [Meade County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Greenwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,922 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<4>
  • Lead [Lawrence County]
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    • Lead [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Greenwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,943 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead<4>
  • Summerset [Meade County]
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    • Summerset [Meade County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Greenwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerset
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerset<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Deadwood [Lawrence County]
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      • Deadwood [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Greenwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,293 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deadwood<4>
    • Gregory [Lawrence County] - Historic
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      • Gregory [Lawrence County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Greenwood
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,264 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hill City [Pennington County]
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      • Hill City [Pennington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Greenwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,032 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<4>
    • Whitewood [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitewood
      • Whitewood [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Greenwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 979 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitewood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitewood<4>
    • Piedmont [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Meade County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Greenwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<4>
    • Johnson Siding [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson Siding
      • Johnson Siding [Pennington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Greenwood
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Siding

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenwood ...

Looking for more information about Greenwood? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Greenwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Greenwood.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lawrence County: www.lawrence.sd.us/

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 Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greenwood) 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 Greenwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Greenwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2202, Longitude: -103.5601    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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