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Welcome to Harney ...

Harney is located in Pennington County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Harney had a population of 63 people.<3> (see below for details).

Harney is 4,190 feet [1,277 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Harney is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

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

Communities Also Named Harney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Harney - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, Oregon and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Harney ...

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

  • Rapid City [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rapid City
    • Rapid City [Pennington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Harney
    • Estimated population in 2019: 77,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rapid City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rapid City<6>
  • Rapid Valley [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rapid Valley
    • Rapid Valley [Pennington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Harney
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 8,260 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rapid Valley
  • Custer [Custer County]
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    • Custer [Custer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Harney
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,969 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Custer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Custer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Custer<6>
  • Sanator [Custer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanator
    • Sanator [Custer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Harney
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,350 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanator have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanator
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hill City [Pennington County]
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      • Hill City [Pennington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Harney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,032 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<6>
    • Johnson Siding [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson Siding
      • Johnson Siding [Pennington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Harney
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Siding
    • Murphy [Pennington County]
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      • Murphy [Pennington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Harney
      • Estimated population in 2014: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murphy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
    • Sheridan [Pennington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan
      • Sheridan [Pennington County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Harney
      • Estimated population in 2014: 447 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheridan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hermosa [Custer County]
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      • Hermosa [Custer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Harney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermosa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermosa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermosa<6>
    • South Canyon Country Estates [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Canyon Country Estates
      • South Canyon Country Estates [Pennington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Harney
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Canyon Country Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Canyon Country Estates

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harney ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Dakota

About Pennington County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pennington County: www.co.pennington.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 Pennington, 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 Harney.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harney - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harney) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8925, Longitude: -103.3880       In this case, the coordinates for Harney 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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