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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Lane, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Lane and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Lane:
    • 44.069156, -98.424534
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Lane
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Lane ...

We have found 25 communities that share the name Lane.

Within South Dakota, the name Lane is unique.

Beyond South Dakota, we know of another 25 communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Marshall County
      • This Lane is located in Marshall County and lies 935 miles [1,504.7 km]<1> to the southeast of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Marshall County community of Lane.
    • Alaska
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alaska community of Lane.
    • California
      • San Joaquin County
      • This Lane is located in San Joaquin County and lies 1,255 miles [2,019.7 km]<1> to the west of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the San Joaquin County community of Lane.
    • Florida
      • Duval County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Lane [Duval County].
    • Idaho
      • Kootenai County
      • This Lane is located in Kootenai County and lies 901 miles [1,450 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kootenai County community of Lane.
    • Illinois
      • De Witt County
      • This Lane is located in De Witt County and lies 560 miles [901.2 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the De Witt County community of Lane.
    • Kansas
      • Douglas County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Lane [Douglas County].
      • Franklin County
      • This Lane is located in Franklin County and lies 425 miles [684 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Franklin County community of Lane.
    • Kentucky
      • Wolfe County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Lane [Wolfe County].
    • Louisiana
      • Caddo Parish
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Louisiana community of Lane [Caddo Parish].
    • Michigan
      • Ogemaw County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Lane [Ogemaw County].
    • Missouri
      • Barton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Lane [Barton County].
    • Nebraska
      • Douglas County
      • This Lane is located in Douglas County and lies 226 miles [363.7 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Douglas County community of Lane.
    • New York
      • Genesee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Lane [Genesee County].
    • North Carolina
      • Cumberland County
      • This Lane is located in Cumberland County and lies 1,206 miles [1,940.9 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cumberland County community of Lane.
    • Ohio
      • Lake County
      • This Lane is located in Lake County and lies 884 miles [1,422.7 km]<1> to the east of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lake County community of Lane.
    • Oklahoma
      • Atoka County
      • This Lane is located in Atoka County and lies 687 miles [1,105.6 km]<1> to the south of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Atoka County community of Lane.
      • Tulsa County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oklahoma community of Lane [Tulsa County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Armstrong County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Lane [Armstrong County].
      • Butler County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Lane [Butler County].
    • South Carolina
      • Williamsburg County
      • This Lane is located in Williamsburg County and lies 1,230 miles [1,979.5 km]<1> to the east southeast of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Williamsburg County community of Lane.
    • Tennessee
      • Dyer County
      • This Lane is located in Dyer County and lies 723 miles [1,163.6 km]<1> to the southeast of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dyer County community of Lane.
    • Texas
      • Hartley County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Lane [Hartley County].
      • Hunt County
      • This Lane is located in Hunt County and lies 752 miles [1,210.2 km]<1> to the south of the Lane that is located in Jerauld County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hunt County community of Lane.
    • West Virginia
      • Wyoming County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Lane [Wyoming County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lane ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Carthage [Miner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
    • Carthage [Miner County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of Lane
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<5>
  • Crow Lake [Jerauld County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crow Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crow Lake
    • Crow Lake [Jerauld County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Lane
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crow Lake
  • Epiphany [Hanson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Epiphany have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Epiphany
    • Epiphany [Hanson County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Lane
    • Estimated population in 2014: 103 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Epiphany
  • Farwell [Hanson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farwell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farwell
    • Farwell [Hanson County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Lane
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farwell
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Forestburg [Sanborn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forestburg
      • Forestburg [Sanborn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Lane
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 73 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forestburg
    • James Valley Junction [Beadle County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for James Valley Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Valley Junction
      • James Valley Junction [Beadle County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Lane
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on James Valley Junction
    • Lyonville [Brule County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyonville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyonville
      • Lyonville [Brule County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Lane
      • Estimated population in 2014: 49 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyonville
    • Mitchell [Davison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell
      • Mitchell [Davison County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Lane
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,679 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mitchell<5>

How Far From Lane to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a town such as Lane to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Lane and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Wessington Springs, which is the Seat of Jerauld County and lies just to the West.
    • Pierre, which is the State Capital of South Dakota, lies 96 miles [154.5 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from Lane to Pierre, with an average speed<6>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,158 miles [1,863.6 km] to the east (E). Driving would take over two days, a buggy would take 46 days and walking would take 66 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,433 miles [10,352.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,193 miles [11,576 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,116 miles [8,233.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Jerauld County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lane. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lane) 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 Lane. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lane

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lane. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0692, Longitude: -98.4245       In this case, the coordinates for Lane have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

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 Lane 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.
<3>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 Lane, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Lane to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 321.979 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 320.257 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 313.691 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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