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Hot Springs, South Dakota
Welcome to Hot Springs ...
The location of Hot Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Hot Springs: Hot Spgs. (or less commonly used: Hot Spngs. or Hot Sprngs.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hot Springs has a population of 3,487 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Hot Springs.
Hot Springs is 3,510 feet [1,070 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Hot Springs is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Hot Springs lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Hot Springs is within the (605) area code.
Websites for Hot Springs ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.hotsprings-sd.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Hot Springs, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hot Springs had an population of 3,487 people. This is a decrease of 6.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hot Springs had a population of 3,711 people (or 52.31% of the total population of Fall River County). This makes Hot Springs the county's most populous community.
The population of Hot Springs represents 0.46% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,711 people, the population of Hot Springs decreased 10.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,129 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hot Springs.
Communities Also Named Hot Springs ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Hot Springs - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California (4), Colorado, Idaho, Montana (2), Nevada (7), New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon (2), Texas (2), Utah (3), Virginia and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hot Springs.
Communities near Hot Springs ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hot Springs.
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 Hot Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hot Springs.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hot Springs. 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 Hot Springs.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hot Springs. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hot Springs.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hot Springs ...
Looking for more information about Hot Springs? 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 Hot Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hot Springs.
Adding Hot Springs to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hot Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hot Springs was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hot Springs on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hot Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 30 Nov 2021