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Welcome to Hosmer ...

The city of Hosmer is located in Edmunds County<1>.

The pronunciation of Hosmer: HAHZ-mur<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hosmer has a population of 186 people<3> (see below for details).

Hosmer is 1,900 feet [579 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Hosmer (for example, toward Wakpala), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

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

The ZIP code for Hosmer: 57448<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hosmer had an population of 186 people. This is a decrease of 10.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 35.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hosmer had a population of 208 people (or 5.11% of the total population of Edmunds County). This makes Hosmer the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Hosmer represents 0.03% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 239th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 208 people, the population of Hosmer decreased 27.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 287 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hosmer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hosmer - they are located in British Columbia and Indiana.

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

Communities near Hosmer ...

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

  • Eureka [McPherson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka
    • Eureka [McPherson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Hosmer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eureka<8>
  • Bowdle [Edmunds County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowdle have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdle
    • Bowdle [Edmunds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Hosmer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdle<8>
  • Roscoe [Edmunds County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roscoe
    • Roscoe [Edmunds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Hosmer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roscoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roscoe<8>
  • Gretna [Edmunds County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gretna have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gretna
    • Gretna [Edmunds County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the south of Hosmer
    • Estimated population in 2014: 52 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hillsview [McPherson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsview have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsview
      • Hillsview [McPherson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Hosmer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsview
    • Beebe [Edmunds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beebe
      • Beebe [Edmunds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Hosmer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beebe
    • Java [Walworth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Java have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Java
      • Java [Walworth County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<7> to the west of Hosmer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 127 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Java
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Java<8>
    • Ipswich [Edmunds County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ipswich have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ipswich
      • Ipswich [Edmunds County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<7> to the southeast of Hosmer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 891 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ipswich
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ipswich<8>
    • Long Lake [McPherson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Lake
      • Long Lake [McPherson County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<7> to the northeast of Hosmer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Lake
    • Artas [Campbell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artas have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artas
      • Artas [Campbell County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<7> to the northwest of Hosmer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artas

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hosmer ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hosmer. 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 Edmunds, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Hosmer. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hosmer.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hosmer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Hosmer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hosmer or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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.
<7>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 from Point A (ie- Hosmer) 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 Hosmer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hosmer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hosmer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5777, Longitude: -99.4734    
<8>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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