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Welcome to La Plant ...

La Plant is located in Dewey County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of La Plant: luh-PLANT<3>

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), La Plant had a population of 171 people.<4> (see below for details).

La Plant is 1,970 feet [600 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Note: If you leave La Plant and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

La Plant lies within the (605) area code.

Communities near La Plant ...

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

  • Marksville [Dewey County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marksville
    • Marksville [Dewey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of La Plant
    • Estimated population in 2014: 771 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marksville
  • Whitehorse [Dewey County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehorse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehorse
    • Whitehorse [Dewey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of La Plant
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 276 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehorse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehorse<7>
  • Virginia [Dewey County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia
    • Virginia [Dewey County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of La Plant
    • Estimated population in 2014: 261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia
  • Ridgeview [Dewey County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeview
    • Ridgeview [Dewey County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of La Plant
    • Estimated population in 2014: 47 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeview<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moreau [Dewey County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moreau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moreau
      • Moreau [Dewey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of La Plant
      • Estimated population in 2014: 21 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moreau
    • Forest City [Potter County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest City
      • Forest City [Potter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of La Plant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
    • Trail City [Corson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trail City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trail City
      • Trail City [Corson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the north of La Plant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trail City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trail City<7>
    • Parade [Dewey County]
    • Glencross [Dewey County]
    • Akaska [Walworth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akaska have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akaska
      • Akaska [Walworth County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<6> to the northeast of La Plant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 47 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akaska
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akaska<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Plant ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for La Plant. 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 Dewey, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for La Plant. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for La Plant.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Plant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- La Plant) 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 La Plant. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La Plant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Plant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1447, Longitude: -100.6515       In this case, the coordinates for La Plant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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