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1890 Communities Near Lancaster City ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Lancaster City in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Lancaster City.

  • Belle Fourche [Butte County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Fourche have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle Fourche
    • Belle Fourche [Butte County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the north of Lancaster City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,702 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Belle Fourche had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Fourche
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle Fourche<4>
  • Beulah [Crook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beulah
    • Beulah [Crook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Lancaster City
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Beulah had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beulah<4>
  • Brownsville [Lawrence County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Brownsville was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownsville
    • Brownsville [Lawrence County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Lancaster City
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Brownsville had railroad service and no post office
  • Carbonate [Lawrence County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbonate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Carbonate was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbonate
    • Carbonate [Lawrence County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Lancaster City
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 173 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Carbonate had a post office and no railroad service
  • Central City [Lawrence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
    • Central City [Lawrence County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the south of Lancaster City
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 519 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 131 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Central City had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central City
  • Crook City [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crook City
    • Crook City [Lawrence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Lancaster City
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Crook City had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crook City
  • Deadwood [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deadwood
    • Deadwood [Lawrence County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the east of Lancaster City
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 2,366 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,293 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Deadwood had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deadwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deadwood<4>
  • Englewood [Lawrence County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
    • Englewood [Lawrence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Lancaster City
    • Estimated population in 2014: 25 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Englewood had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
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    • Galena [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
      • Galena [Lawrence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Lancaster City
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 252 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Galena had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena
    • Gregory [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Gregory was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregory
      • Gregory [Lawrence County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Lancaster City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,264 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Gregory had a post office and no railroad service
    • Lead [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lead
      • Lead [Lawrence County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the south of Lancaster City
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 2,581 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,943 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lead had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead<4>
    • Merritt [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merritt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merritt
      • Merritt [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Lancaster City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 175 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Merritt had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merritt
    • Mystic [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mystic
      • Mystic [Pennington County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the south of Lancaster City
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mystic had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mystic
    • Nahant [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nahant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nahant
      • Nahant [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Lancaster City
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Nahant had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nahant
    • Nemo [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nemo
      • Nemo [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Lancaster City
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Nemo had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nemo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nemo<4>
    • Piedmont [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Meade County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Lancaster City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Piedmont had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<4>
    • Pluma [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pluma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pluma
      • Pluma [Lawrence County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the southeast of Lancaster City
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pluma had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pluma
    • Rochford [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochford
      • Rochford [Pennington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Lancaster City
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 48 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Rochford had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochford<4>
    • Saint Onge [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Onge
      • Saint Onge [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Lancaster City
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 18 people
      • Estimated population in 2014: 342 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Saint Onge had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Onge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Onge<4>
    • Snoma [Butte County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snoma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Snoma was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snoma
      • Snoma [Butte County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Lancaster City
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Snoma had a post office and no railroad service
    • Spearfish [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spearfish have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spearfish
      • Spearfish [Lawrence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Lancaster City
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 678 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,756 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Spearfish had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spearfish
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spearfish<4>
    • Sturgis [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
      • Sturgis [Meade County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Lancaster City
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 668 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,922 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sturgis had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<4>
    • Terraville [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terraville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terraville
      • Terraville [Lawrence County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the south of Lancaster City
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 696 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Terraville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terraville
    • Tilford [Meade County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tilford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tilford
      • Tilford [Meade County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Lancaster City
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 56 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Tilford had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tilford
    • Whitewood [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitewood
      • Whitewood [Lawrence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Lancaster City
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 443 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 979 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Whitewood had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitewood<4>
    • Woodville [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
      • Woodville [Lawrence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Lancaster City
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Woodville had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Lancaster City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lawrence County: www.lawrence.sd.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Lancaster City, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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>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- Lancaster City) 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 Lancaster City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lancaster City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lancaster City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3792, Longitude: -103.7741       In this case, the coordinates for Lancaster City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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