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Welcome to Kenel ...

Kenel is located in Corson County<1>.

The pronunciation of Kenel: KEH-nel<2>

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Kenel had a population of 59 people.<3> (see below for details).

Kenel is 1,980 feet [604 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Kenel (for example, toward Herreid), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Kenel: (605)

The ZIP code for Kenel: 57648<5>

Communities near Kenel ...

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

  • McLaughlin [Corson County]
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    • McLaughlin [Corson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Kenel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 642 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McLaughlin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McLaughlin<8>
  • Jeffrey [Corson County] - Historic
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    • Jeffrey [Corson County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Kenel
    • Estimated population in 2014: 535 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffrey have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Herreid [Campbell County]
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    • Herreid [Campbell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Kenel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herreid have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herreid<8>
  • Wakpala [Corson County]
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    • Wakpala [Corson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Kenel
    • Estimated population in 2014: 312 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakpala<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pollock [Campbell County]
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      • Pollock [Campbell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Kenel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pollock have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pollock<8>
    • Fort Yates [Sioux County]
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      • Fort Yates [Sioux County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Kenel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Yates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Yates
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Yates<8>
    • Mahto [Corson County]
    • Westfield [Emmons County]
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      • Westfield [Emmons County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Kenel
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    • Little Eagle [Corson County]
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      • Little Eagle [Corson County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the southwest of Kenel
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Eagle have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Eagle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Eagle<8>
    • Mound City [Campbell County]
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      • Mound City [Campbell County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the southeast of Kenel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mound City<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kenel ...

Looking for more information about Kenel? 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 Kenel, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Kenel.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Dakota

About Corson County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kenel. 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 Corson, 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 Kenel. 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 Kenel.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kenel - 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 community (such as Kenel). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kenel or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Kenel) 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 Kenel. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KenelOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kenel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8583, Longitude: -100.4599    
<7>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.
<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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