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Lake City, South Dakota
(Marshall County)

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Welcome to Lake City ...

The town of Lake City is located in Marshall County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Lake City: Lk. City

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lake City has a population of 52 people<3> (see below for details).

Lake City is 1,860 feet [567 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lake City lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lake City had an population of 52 people. This is an increase of 1.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lake City had a population of 51 people. This makes Lake City the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 51 people, the population of Lake City increased 8.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 47 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lake City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Dakota communities named Lake City: This one is located in Marshall County and the other is located in Minnehaha County.

Beyond South Dakota, there are 26 communities that are also named Lake City - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas and Washington (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lake City.

Communities near Lake City ...

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

  • Sisseton [Roberts County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sisseton
    • Sisseton [Roberts County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Lake City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,398 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sisseton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sisseton<6>
  • Britton [Marshall County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Britton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Britton
    • Britton [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Lake City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Britton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Britton<6>
  • Hillhead [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillhead
    • Hillhead [Marshall County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Lake City
    • Estimated population in 2014: 990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillhead
  • Spain [Marshall County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spain
    • Spain [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Lake City
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spain
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Goodwill [Roberts County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodwill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodwill
      • Goodwill [Roberts County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 876 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodwill
    • Veblen [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Veblen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Veblen
      • Veblen [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 537 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Veblen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Veblen<6>
    • Long Hollow Housing [Roberts County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Hollow Housing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Hollow Housing
      • Long Hollow Housing [Roberts County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Lake City
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 192 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Hollow Housing
    • Roslyn [Day County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roslyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roslyn
      • Roslyn [Day County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 168 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roslyn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roslyn<6>
    • Eden [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Marshall County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<6>
    • Kidder [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kidder
      • Kidder [Marshall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Lake City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 77 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kidder

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake City ...

Looking for more information about Lake City? 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 City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lake City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Dakota

About Marshall County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake City. 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 Marshall, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lake City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lake City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lake City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7238, Longitude: -97.4140       In this case, the coordinates for Lake City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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