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About Lead (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Lawrence County (see below)

Time Zone: Lead lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT)

Telephone Area Code: (605)

Elevation: 5,240 feet [1,597.15 m] above sea level<1>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Lead)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<2>     2,943   (5.79% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     3,124   (3.2% increase since 2000)
2000:     3,027

Total Area:<3>   2.06 sq. miles [5.3 km²]

Housing Units:<4>   1,694

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<5>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Lead:

Lat:   44.352200°   (or 44°21'7" N)

Lon:   -103.767400°   (or -103°46'2" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Lead<6>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Lead

GNIS ID:   1267455

FIPS State / Place Code:   46 / 36220

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Lead)


About Lawrence County

The city of Deadwood is the County Seat for Lawrence County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Lawrence)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     25,844   (7.25% increase since 2010)  
2010     24,097   (10.53% increase since 2000)
2000:     21,802

Total Area:   800 sq. miles [2,072.8 km²]

Housing Units:   12,756

Official Website:   www.lawrence.sd.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Lawrence

GNIS ID:   1266996

FIPS State / County Code:   46 / 081

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Lead)


About South Dakota

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     884,659   (8.66% increase since 2010)  
2010:     814,180   (7.86% increase since 2000)
2000:     754,844

Websites for State of South Dakota

Official Website:   sd.gov/

Tourism:   https://www.travelsouthdakota.com/

Parks:   https://gfp.sd.gov/parks/

Fishing:   https://gfp.sd.gov/fish/

Hunting:   https://gfp.sd.gov/hunt/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of South Dakota

GNIS ID:   1785534

FIPS State:   46

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Lead)

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Lead. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<4>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).
<5>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Lead, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<6>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Lead.




 

 

 


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