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Hosmer, South Dakota

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Located in: Edmunds County (see below)

Pronunciation: HAHZ-mur   <1>

Time Zone: Hosmer lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<2>

Telephone Area Code: (605)

ZIP Code: 57448<3>

Elevation: 1,900 feet [579.12 m] above sea level<4>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Hosmer)


2019 Est:<5>     186   (10.58% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     208   (27.53% decrease since 2000)
2000:     287

Total Area:<6>   0.99 sq. miles [2.6 km²]

Housing Units:<7>   151

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<8>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Hosmer:

Lat:   45.577700°   (or 45°34'39" N)

Lon:   -99.473400°   (or -99°28'24" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Hosmer<9>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Hosmer

GNIS ID:   1267426

FIPS State / Place Code:   46 / 30140

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Hosmer)

About Edmunds County

The city of Ipswich is the County Seat for Edmunds County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Edmunds)


2019 Est:     3,829   (5.94% decrease since 2010)  
2010     4,071   (6.78% decrease since 2000)
2000:     4,367

Total Area:   1,151 sq. miles [2,981.2 km²]   - of which 2.18% is water (25.11 sq. miles [65 km²])

Housing Units:   1,966

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Edmunds

GNIS ID:   1266972

FIPS State / County Code:   46 / 045

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Hosmer)

About South Dakota

From the US Census


2019 Est:     884,659   (8.66% increase since 2010)  
2010:     814,180   (7.86% increase since 2000)
2000:     754,844

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of South Dakota

GNIS ID:   1785534

FIPS State:   46

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<1>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.
<2>While Hosmer is in the Central Time Zone, the area to the west is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
<3>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).
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hosmer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Hosmer. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).
<8>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Hosmer, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<9>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Hosmer.




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