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Welcome to Lake Norden ...

The city of Lake Norden is located in Hamlin County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Lake Norden, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1949.

A typical abbreviation for Lake Norden: Lk. Norden

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lake Norden has a population of 527 people<2> (see below for details).

Lake Norden is 1,680 feet [512 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lake Norden is located in the (605) area code.

The ZIP code for Lake Norden: 57248<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lake Norden had an population of 527 people. This is an increase of 12.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lake Norden had a population of 467 people (which is 7.91% of the total population of Hamlin County). This makes Lake Norden the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Lake Norden represents 0.06% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 162nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 467 people, the population of Lake Norden increased 8.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 432 people).

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

Communities near Lake Norden ...

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

  • Success ‑ Historic
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Success have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Success
    • Success is located in Clark County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 6,741 people
  • Arlington
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arlington
    • Arlington is located in Kingsbury County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 872 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington <6>
  • Estelline
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estelline have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estelline
    • Estelline is located in Hamlin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 744 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Estelline <6>
  • Castlewood
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Lake Preston
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Bryant
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Hayti
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayti have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayti
    • Hayti is located in Hamlin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 381 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayti <6>
  • Thomas
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomas
    • Thomas is located in Hamlin County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 290 people
  • Bruce
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruce
    • Bruce is located in Brookings County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 205 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bruce <6>
  • Grover
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grover
    • Grover is located in Codington County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 171 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Norden ...

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

Adding Lake Norden to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lake Norden in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lake Norden was on a map titled Road Map for South Dakota (from Shell Oil, 1949).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lake Norden.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake Norden. 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 Hamlin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lake Norden.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Norden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Lake Norden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lake Norden or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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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