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About Jefferson (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Union County (see below)

Time Zone: Jefferson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (605)

Elevation: 1,110 feet [338.33 m] above sea level<1>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Jefferson)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<2>     511   (6.58% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     547   (6.66% decrease since 2000)
2000:     586

Total Area:<3>   0.5 sq. miles [1.3 km²]

Housing Units:<4>   248

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<5>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Jefferson:

Lat:   42.603600°   (or 42°36'12" N)

Lon:   -96.561700°   (or -96°33'42" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Jefferson<6>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Jefferson

GNIS ID:   1267441

FIPS State / Place Code:   46 / 32700

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Jefferson)


About Union County

The city of Elk Point is the County Seat for Union County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Union)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     15,932   (10.65% increase since 2010)  
2010     14,399   (14.42% increase since 2000)
2000:     12,584

Total Area:   467.1 sq. miles [1,209.9 km²]   - of which 1.41% is water (6.59 sq. miles [17.1 km²])

Housing Units:   6,280

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Union

GNIS ID:   1265763

FIPS State / County Code:   46 / 127

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Jefferson)


About South Dakota

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     884,659   (8.66% increase since 2010)  
2010:     814,180   (7.86% increase since 2000)
2000:     754,844

Websites for State of South Dakota

Official Website:   sd.gov/

Tourism:   https://www.travelsouthdakota.com/

Parks:   https://gfp.sd.gov/parks/

Fishing:   https://gfp.sd.gov/fish/

Hunting:   https://gfp.sd.gov/hunt/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of South Dakota

GNIS ID:   1785534

FIPS State:   46

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Jefferson)

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jefferson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Jefferson. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<4>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).
<5>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Jefferson, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<6>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Jefferson.




 

 

 


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