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Welcome to Ipswich ...
The city of Ipswich is located in Edmunds County<1> and is the County Seat for Edmunds County.
The pronunciation of Ipswich: IHP-swich<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ipswich has a population of 899 people<3> (see below for details).
Ipswich is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ipswich lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ipswich lies within the (605) area code.
The ZIP code for Ipswich: 57451<5>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ipswich, you might get a feel for its origin by knowing that their post office opened in 1883.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ipswich had an population of 899 people. This is a decrease of 5.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.67% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ipswich had a population of 954 people (or 23.43% of the total population of Edmunds County). This makes Ipswich the county's most populous community.
The population of Ipswich represents 0.12% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 92nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 954 people, the population of Ipswich increased 1.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 943 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ipswich.
Communities Also Named Ipswich ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Ipswich - they are located in Manitoba, Massachusetts and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ipswich.
Communities near Ipswich ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ipswich.
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 Ipswich. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ipswich.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ipswich. 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 Ipswich.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ipswich. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ipswich.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ipswich ...
Looking for more information about Ipswich? 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 Ipswich, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ipswich.
Adding Ipswich to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ipswich in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Ipswich was the List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9> From that list, the Ipswich post office opened in 1883.
We also found Ipswich in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ipswich.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 May 2023