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Around Howard ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mitchell. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the southwest of Howard. Mitchell has a population of 15,700 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Madison. It is located about 20 miles [ km] to the east of Howard and has a population of 7,300 people.

For comparison, Howard has a population of 760 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Artesian [Sanborn County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artesian have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesian
    • Artesian [Sanborn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of Howard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 137 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Artesian<4>
  • Canova [Miner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canova have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canova
    • Canova [Miner County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Howard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 100 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canova
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canova<4>
  • Carthage [Miner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
    • Carthage [Miner County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Howard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<4>
  • Farmer [Hanson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmer
    • Farmer [Hanson County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Howard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmer
  • Fedora [Miner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fedora
    • Fedora [Miner County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of Howard
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 37 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fedora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fedora<4>
  • Junius [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junius
    • Junius [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of Howard
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junius
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Madison [Lake County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
      • Madison [Lake County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the east of Howard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,270 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<4>
    • Oldham [Kingsbury County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oldham have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oldham
      • Oldham [Kingsbury County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Howard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 120 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oldham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oldham<4>
    • Prairie Village [Lake County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Village
      • Prairie Village [Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east of Howard
      • Estimated population in 2014: 18 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Village
    • Ramona [Lake County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramona have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramona
      • Ramona [Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Howard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 206 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ramona<4>
    • Roswell [Miner County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roswell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roswell
      • Roswell [Miner County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west of Howard
      • Estimated population in 2014: 70 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roswell
    • Salem [McCook County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
      • Salem [McCook County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the south of Howard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,285 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<4>
    • Spencer [McCook County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
      • Spencer [McCook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Howard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<4>
    • Vilas [Miner County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vilas have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vilas
      • Vilas [Miner County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Howard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vilas
    • Winfred [Lake County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfred have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfred
      • Winfred [Lake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Howard
      • Estimated population in 2014: 162 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfred
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfred<4>

For more communities neighboring Howard, please visit our County-by-County Page for Howard.

Miner County ...

Howard is located in Miner County<5> and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Miner County: Beadle, Hanson, Kingsbury, Lake, McCook & Sanborn.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Howard ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Howard.

Airports Near Howard ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Howard and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Howard.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Howard ...

Looking for more information about Howard? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Howard. Their page will give you an overview and then additional links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the TripAdvisor page for Howard, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Howard.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in South Dakota

About Miner County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Howard: www.howardsd.net/

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Howard.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Howard) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Howard. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Howard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0119, Longitude: -97.5237       In this case, the coordinates for Howard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Miner, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Howard), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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