Census Data for Lake Campbell ...
Although we found mention of Lake Campbell during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer..
One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Lake Campbell. If you can help us locate Lake Campbell, please Contact Us.
The last Decennial Census<2> was in 2010, which gave Lake Campbell a population of 182 people.
The community of Lake Campbell is located in Moody County. The 2010 Census gave Moody County; a population of 6,486 people. This means that Lake Campbell had 2.81% of the county's total population.
At the same time, South Dakota had a population of 814,180 people, meaning that Lake Campbell had 0.02% of the total population of South Dakota.
Moody County ...
Lake Campbell is located in Moody County<3>.
The county had a population of 6,486 people at the 2010 Census. With it's population of 182 people, Lake Campbell represented 2.81% of the county's total.
For more information, please visit our Census Page for Moody County.
Miscellaneous Information for Lake Campbell ...
The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Moody County or the community of Lake Campbell:
- Misc. Census Codes ...
- Lake Campbell is located in Census Region #2 (the Midwest Region) and Division #4 (the West North-Central Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Lake Campbell.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Cities, Towns and Villages of South Dakota
About Moody County
About South Dakota
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)
The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
|<1>||If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Lake Campbell and then turned west". While Lake Campbell could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Lake Campbell as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.|
Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.
Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.
Also keep in mind that Lake Campbell could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another South Dakota community named Lake Campbell.
|<2>||Every 10 years (eg- 1990, 2000, 2010), the US Census Bureau conducts a Constitutionally-mandated count (or enumeration) of people living within the United States. This count is called a Decennial Census. The last Decennial Census was the 2010 Census, with the next one planned for 2020.|
|<3>||If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Moody, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.|