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Welcome to Hot Springs ...

The city of Hot Springs is located in Fall River County<1> and is the County Seat for Fall River County.

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 3,502 people<3> (see below for details).

Hot Springs is 3,510 feet [1,070 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation 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

The area code for Hot Springs: (605)

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 3,502 people. This is a decrease of 5.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hot Springs had a population of 3,711 people (which is 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 (which had 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.

  • Sanator [Custer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanator
    • Sanator [Custer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Hot Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanator have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanator
  • Edgemont [Fall River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgemont
    • Edgemont [Fall River County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Hot Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgemont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 719 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgemont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgemont<6>
  • Heppner [Fall River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heppner
    • Heppner [Fall River County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Hot Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heppner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 267 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heppner
  • Oral [Fall River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oral
    • Oral [Fall River County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Hot Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oral have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 206 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oral
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oral<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ivanhoe [Custer County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivanhoe
      • Ivanhoe [Custer County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Hot Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivanhoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 144 people
    • Buffalo Gap [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Gap
      • Buffalo Gap [Custer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Hot Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 144 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo Gap<6>
    • Pringle [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pringle
      • Pringle [Custer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Hot Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pringle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pringle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pringle<6>
    • Rocky Ford [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Ford
      • Rocky Ford [Fall River County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Hot Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 6 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Ford
    • Cascade Springs [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascade Springs
      • Cascade Springs [Fall River County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Hot Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cascade Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cascade Springs
    • Smithwick [Fall River County]

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Dakota

About Fall River County

About South Dakota

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.

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 Fall River, 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 Hot Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hot Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Hot Springs) 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 Hot Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hot Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hot Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4330, Longitude: -103.4808       In this case, the coordinates for Hot Springs 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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