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Welcome to Iron Lightning ...

Iron Lightning is located in Ziebach County<1>.

The location of Iron Lightning has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Iron Lightning had a population of 420 people.<3> (see below for details).

Iron Lightning is 2,150 feet [655 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Iron Lightning is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Iron Lightning lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Iron Lightning, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Iron Lightning: (605)

Communities near Iron Lightning ...

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

  • Dupree [Ziebach County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dupree
    • Dupree [Ziebach County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Iron Lightning
    • Estimated population in 2019: 518 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dupree
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dupree<6>
  • Faith [Meade County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faith have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Faith
    • Faith [Meade County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Iron Lightning
    • Estimated population in 2019: 411 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faith<6>
  • Usta [Perkins County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Usta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Usta
    • Usta [Perkins County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Iron Lightning
    • Estimated population in 2014: 22 people
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  • Red Elm [Ziebach County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Elm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Elm
    • Red Elm [Ziebach County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Iron Lightning
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glad Valley [Ziebach County]
    • Lantry [Dewey County]
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      • Lantry [Dewey County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the southeast of Iron Lightning
      • Estimated population in 2014: 58 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lantry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lantry<6>
    • Isabel [Dewey County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isabel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isabel
      • Isabel [Dewey County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Iron Lightning
      • Estimated population in 2019: 152 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Isabel<6>
    • Green Grass [Dewey County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Grass have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Grass
      • Green Grass [Dewey County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the east of Iron Lightning
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 35 people
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    • Meadow [Perkins County]
    • Eagle Butte [Dewey County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Butte
      • Eagle Butte [Dewey County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<5> to the east of Iron Lightning
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Butte
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle Butte<6>

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Iron Lightning ...

Looking for more information about Iron Lightning? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Iron Lightning, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Iron Lightning.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Ziebach County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Iron Lightning. 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 Ziebach, 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 Iron Lightning.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Iron Lightning - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Iron Lightning) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Iron Lightning. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1797, Longitude: -101.8463       In this case, the coordinates for Iron Lightning 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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