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Welcome to Lake Andes ...

The city of Lake Andes is located in Charles Mix County<1> and is the County Seat for Charles Mix County.

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

The pronunciation of Lake Andes: AN-deez<3>

A typical abbreviation for Lake Andes: Lk. Andes

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lake Andes has a population of 821 people<4> (see below for details).

Lake Andes is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Lake Andes lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Lake Andes is within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lake Andes had an population of 821 people. This is a decrease of 6.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lake Andes had a population of 879 people (which is 9.63% of the total population of Charles Mix County). This makes Lake Andes the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Lake Andes represents 0.11% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 879 people, the population of Lake Andes increased 7.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 819 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lake Andes.

Communities near Lake Andes ...

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

  • Fort Randall [Gregory County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Randall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Randall
    • Fort Randall [Gregory County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Lake Andes
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,135 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Randall
  • Wagner [Charles Mix County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wagner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wagner
    • Wagner [Charles Mix County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Lake Andes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,547 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wagner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagner<7>
  • Armour [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armour
    • Armour [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Lake Andes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 669 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armour
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Armour<7>
  • Corsica [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corsica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corsica
    • Corsica [Douglas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Lake Andes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corsica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corsica<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marty [Charles Mix County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marty
      • Marty [Charles Mix County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Lake Andes
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 402 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marty<7>
    • Pickstown [Charles Mix County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickstown
      • Pickstown [Charles Mix County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Lake Andes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 223 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickstown<7>
    • Geddes [Charles Mix County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geddes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geddes
      • Geddes [Charles Mix County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Lake Andes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 207 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geddes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geddes<7>
    • East Gregory [Gregory County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Gregory
      • East Gregory [Gregory County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Lake Andes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 187 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Gregory
    • Joubert [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joubert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joubert
      • Joubert [Douglas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Lake Andes
      • Estimated population in 2014: 126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joubert
    • Fairfax [Gregory County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfax
      • Fairfax [Gregory County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Lake Andes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 115 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax<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 Lake Andes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lake Andes.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lake Andes. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lake Andes.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Andes ...

Looking for more information about Lake Andes? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lake Andes, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lake Andes.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Charles Mix County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake Andes. 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 Charles Mix, 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 Lake Andes. 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 Lake Andes.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Andes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Lake Andes) 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 Lake Andes. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake Andes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Andes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1555, Longitude: -98.5354       In this case, the coordinates for Lake Andes 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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