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Welcome to Hoven ...

The town of Hoven is located in Potter County<1>.

The pronunciation of Hoven: HOH-vuhn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hoven has a population of 366 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

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

Hoven is within the (605) area code.

The ZIP code for Hoven: 57450<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hoven had an population of 366 people. This is a decrease of 9.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hoven had a population of 406 people (or 17.43% of the total population of Potter County). This makes Hoven the county's 2nd most populous community.

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

With a 2010 count of 406 people, the population of Hoven decreased 20.55% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 511 people).

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

Communities near Hoven ...

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

  • Gettysburg [Potter County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gettysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gettysburg
    • Gettysburg [Potter County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southwest of Hoven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gettysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<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 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the north of Hoven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdle<8>
  • 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 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Hoven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 127 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Java
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Java<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 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Hoven
    • Estimated population in 2014: 52 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Akaska [Walworth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akaska have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akaska
      • Akaska [Walworth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Hoven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 47 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akaska
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akaska<8>
    • Lebanon [Potter County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
      • Lebanon [Potter County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the south of Hoven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<8>
    • Seneca [Faulk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca
      • Seneca [Faulk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Hoven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 37 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<8>
    • Tolstoy [Potter County]
    • Onaka [Faulk County]
    • Lowry [Walworth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowry have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowry
      • Lowry [Walworth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Hoven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowry

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hoven ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Dakota

About Potter County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hoven. 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 Potter, 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 Hoven. 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 Hoven.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hoven - 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 town (such as Hoven). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hoven 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hoven) 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 Hoven. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hoven

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hoven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2431, Longitude: -99.7772    
<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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