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Our Genealogy Helper for Kennedyville ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Kennedyville (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Kennedyville. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Kennedyville is located in Pennington County.

To see how the shape of South Dakota's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pennington County: Custer, Haakon, Jackson, Lawrence, Meade, Oglala Lakota & Weston (WY).

Below are the counties that are near Kennedyville. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Kennedyville:

  • Pennington County     (The home county of Kennedyville)
    • Hill City [Pennington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill City
      • Hill City [Pennington County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,032 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<3>
    • Sheridan [Pennington County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheridan have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan
      • Sheridan [Pennington County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 447 people
    • Keystone [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keystone
      • Keystone [Pennington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keystone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keystone<3>
    • Frenchtown [Pennington County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchtown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchtown
      • Frenchtown [Pennington County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 276 people
    • Harney [Pennington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harney have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harney
      • Harney [Pennington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the east of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 64 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harney
    • Rockerville [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockerville
      • Rockerville [Pennington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 144 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockerville<3>
    • Stratosphere Bowl [Pennington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stratosphere Bowl have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stratosphere Bowl
      • Stratosphere Bowl [Pennington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 72 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stratosphere Bowl
    • Canyon City [Pennington County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canyon City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canyon City
      • Canyon City [Pennington County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
    • Johnson Siding [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson Siding
      • Johnson Siding [Pennington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Siding
    • Silver City [Pennington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Pennington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 60 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Colonial Pine Hills [Pennington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Pine Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonial Pine Hills
      • Colonial Pine Hills [Pennington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Kennedyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Pine Hills
    • Mystic [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mystic
      • Mystic [Pennington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mystic
    • Fairview [Pennington County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Pennington County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 65 people
  • Custer County
    • Spokane [Custer County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spokane have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spokane
      • Spokane [Custer County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,237 people
    • Custer [Custer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Custer have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Custer
      • Custer [Custer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,969 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Custer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Custer<3>
    • State Game Lodge [Custer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for State Game Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for State Game Lodge
      • State Game Lodge [Custer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 29 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on State Game Lodge
    • Fourmile [Custer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fourmile have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fourmile
      • Fourmile [Custer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 70 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fourmile
    • Sanator [Custer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanator have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanator
      • Sanator [Custer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,350 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanator
    • Hermosa [Custer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermosa have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermosa
      • Hermosa [Custer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermosa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermosa<3>
    • Pringle [Custer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pringle have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pringle
      • Pringle [Custer County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pringle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pringle<3>
    • Fairburn [Custer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairburn have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairburn
      • Fairburn [Custer County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 98 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairburn<3>
    • Buffalo Gap [Custer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Gap
      • Buffalo Gap [Custer County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the south of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 144 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo Gap<3>
    • Ivanhoe [Custer County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivanhoe have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivanhoe
      • Ivanhoe [Custer County] was located 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the south of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 144 people
  • Fall River County
    • Hot Springs [Fall River County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hot Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Springs
      • Hot Springs [Fall River County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<2> to the south of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,502 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hot Springs<3>
    • Oral [Fall River County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oral have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oral
      • Oral [Fall River County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the south of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 206 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oral
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oral<3>
  • Lawrence County
    • Merritt [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merritt have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merritt
      • Merritt [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 175 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merritt
    • Diamond City [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond City
      • Diamond City [Lawrence County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville
    • Nemo [Lawrence County]
    • Tomahawk [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tomahawk have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tomahawk
      • Tomahawk [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 36 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tomahawk
    • Gregory [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregory
      • Gregory [Lawrence County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,264 people
    • Greenwood [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Lawrence County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Roubaix [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roubaix
      • Roubaix [Lawrence County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2013: 14 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roubaix
    • Dumont [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumont
      • Dumont [Lawrence County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 45 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumont
    • Galena [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
      • Galena [Lawrence County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena
    • Englewood [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
      • Englewood [Lawrence County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 25 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
    • Lead [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lead
      • Lead [Lawrence County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,943 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead<3>
    • Deadwood [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deadwood
      • Deadwood [Lawrence County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,293 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deadwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deadwood<3>
    • Trojan [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trojan
      • Trojan [Lawrence County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 627 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trojan
  • Meade County
    • Blackhawk [Meade County]
    • Summerset [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerset
      • Summerset [Meade County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,660 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerset
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerset<3>
    • Piedmont [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Meade County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<3>
    • Sturgis [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
      • Sturgis [Meade County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,922 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<3>
    • Viewfield [Meade County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viewfield have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viewfield
      • Viewfield [Meade County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 44 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viewfield
  • Weston County (WY)
    • Four Corners [Weston County]
    • Newcastle [Weston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newcastle
      • Newcastle [Weston County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<2> to the west of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newcastle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newcastle<3>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Kennedyville, see our County-by-County Page for Kennedyville.

Newspapers Published in Kennedyville ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 79 newspapers that have been published in the area around Kennedyville.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Kennedyville, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Kennedyville.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Kennedyville:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from South Dakota
    • Stories from Wyoming

Cemeteries Near Kennedyville ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Kennedyville.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Kennedyville covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Mountain View Cemetery
    • The Mountain View Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the south of Keystone.
    • To be precise, Mountain View Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Kennedyville.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mountain View Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #97167<4>
  • Rockerville Cemetery
  • Custer Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Custer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Custer Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Kennedyville.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Custer Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Custer Cemetery
  • Pine Lawn Memorial Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pine Lawn Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pine Lawn Memorial Park lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Kennedyville.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pine Lawn Memorial Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Lawn Memorial Park
  • Mountain View Cemetery
    • The Mountain View Cemetery is a very large cemetery that is located outside and to the southwest of Rapid City.
    • To be more accurate, Mountain View Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Kennedyville.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mountain View Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #97276<4>
  • Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mt. Calvary Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Kennedyville.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Rochford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rochford Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Rochford Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rochford Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochford Cemetery
    • Blackhawk Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Blackhawk Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Blackhawk Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Kennedyville.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Blackhawk Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackhawk Cemetery
    • Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mountain Meadow Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mountain Meadow Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mountain Meadow Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Meadow Cemetery
    • Pringle Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pringle Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pringle Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the south of Kennedyville.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pringle Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pringle Cemetery
    • Fairburn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fairburn Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Fairburn Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the southeast of Kennedyville.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairburn Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairburn Cemetery
    • Piedmont Cemetery
    • Elk Vale Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Elk Vale Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Elk Vale Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Kennedyville.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Elk Vale Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Vale Cemetery
    • Ward Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ward Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ward Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ward Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ward Cemetery
    • Englewood Cemetery
      • Englewood Cemetery lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Englewood Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<5>

While we didn't find Kennedyville in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Kennedyville.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Kennedyville, with the one closest to Kennedyville listed first.

  • Hill City [Pennington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill City
    • Hill City [Pennington County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Kennedyville
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 479 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,032 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Hill City had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<3>
  • Sheridan [Pennington County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheridan have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Sheridan was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan
    • Sheridan [Pennington County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Kennedyville
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25 people
    • Estimated population in 2014: 447 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Sheridan had a post office and no railroad service
  • Oreville [Pennington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oreville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oreville
    • Oreville [Pennington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Kennedyville
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Oreville had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oreville
  • Rockerville [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockerville
    • Rockerville [Pennington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Kennedyville
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 87 people
    • Estimated population in 2014: 144 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Rockerville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockerville<3>
  • Redfern [Pennington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redfern have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redfern
    • Redfern [Pennington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Redfern had railroad service and no post office
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  • Berne [Custer County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berne have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berne
    • Berne [Custer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Kennedyville
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Berne had railroad service and no post office
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    • Spokane [Custer County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spokane have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Spokane was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spokane
      • Spokane [Custer County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,237 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Spokane had a post office and no railroad service
    • Hayward [Pennington County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayward have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Hayward was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayward
      • Hayward [Pennington County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Kennedyville
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 48 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hayward had a post office and no railroad service
    • Pactola [Pennington County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pactola have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Pactola was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pactola
      • Pactola [Pennington County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Pactola had a post office and no railroad service
    • Silver City [Pennington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Pennington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 60 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Silver City had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Custer [Custer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Custer have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Custer
      • Custer [Custer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Kennedyville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 790 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,969 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Custer had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Custer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Custer<3>
    • Mystic [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mystic
      • Mystic [Pennington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mystic had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mystic
    • Merritt [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merritt have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merritt
      • Merritt [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Kennedyville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 175 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Merritt had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merritt
    • Rochford [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochford
      • Rochford [Pennington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Kennedyville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 48 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Rochford had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochford<3>
    • Hermosa [Custer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermosa have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermosa
      • Hermosa [Custer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east of Kennedyville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 172 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hermosa had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermosa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermosa<3>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Kennedyville. See our List of 1890's Communities around Kennedyville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kennedyville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Pennington County: www.co.pennington.sd.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kennedyville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kennedyville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9230, Longitude: -103.5241       In this case, the coordinates for Kennedyville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Kennedyville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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