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Welcome to Grindstone ...

Grindstone is located in Haakon County<1>.

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

Grindstone is 2,470 feet [753 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Grindstone is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Grindstone, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Grindstone is within the boundaries of the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Grindstone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Grindstone - they are located in Maine (2), New York, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Grindstone ...

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

  • Wall [Pennington County]
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    • Wall [Pennington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Grindstone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 875 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wall<5>
  • Philip [Haakon County]
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    • Philip [Haakon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Grindstone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 765 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philip have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philip
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philip<5>
  • Hartley [Haakon County]
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    • Hartley [Haakon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Grindstone
    • Estimated population in 2014: 129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Quinn [Pennington County]
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    • Quinn [Pennington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Grindstone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cottonwood [Jackson County]
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      • Cottonwood [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Grindstone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood
    • Creighton [Pennington County]
    • Wasta [Pennington County]
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      • Wasta [Pennington County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the west of Grindstone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 82 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wasta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasta<5>
    • Milesville [Haakon County]
    • Bridger [Ziebach County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridger
      • Bridger [Ziebach County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the north of Grindstone
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    • Interior [Jackson County]
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      • Interior [Jackson County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the south of Grindstone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Interior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Interior
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Interior<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grindstone ...

Looking for more information about Grindstone? 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 Grindstone, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grindstone.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grindstone. 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 Haakon, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Grindstone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Grindstone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grindstone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1392, Longitude: -101.9674       In this case, the coordinates for Grindstone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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