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Welcome to Hayti ...

The town of Hayti is located in Hamlin County<1> and is the County Seat for Hamlin County.


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


The pronunciation of Hayti: HAY-ty<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hayti, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hayti has a population of 385 people<4> (see below for details).

Hayti is 1,690 feet [515 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Hayti lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hayti had an population of 385 people. This is an increase of 1.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hayti had a population of 381 people (or 6.45% of the total population of Hamlin County). This makes Hayti the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Hayti represents 0.05% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 187th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 381 people, the population of Hayti increased 3.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 367 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hayti ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Hayti - they are located in Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Hayti ...

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

  • Watertown
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Success ‑ Historic
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Success have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Success
    • Success is located in Clark County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 6,741 people
  • Estelline
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estelline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estelline
    • Estelline is located in Hamlin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 744 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Estelline <6>
  • Castlewood
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Lake Norden
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Bryant
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Kampeska
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kampeska
    • Kampeska is located in Codington County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 331 people
  • Thomas
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomas
    • Thomas is located in Hamlin County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 290 people
  • Henry
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry
    • Henry is located in Codington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 264 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henry <6>
  • Grover
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grover
    • Grover is located in Codington County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 171 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hayti ...

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

Adding Hayti to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hayti 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 Hayti was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hayti on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Dakota (1937).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hayti.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hayti. 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 Hamlin, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Hayti. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hayti.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hayti - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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