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Welcome to Mellette ...
The city of Mellette is located in Spink County<1>.
The location of Mellette has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Mellette: muh-LET<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mellette has a population of 215 people<4> (see below for details).
Mellette is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Mellette lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Mellette: (605)
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mellette.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mellette had an population of 215 people. This is an increase of 2.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.31% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mellette had a population of 210 people. This makes Mellette the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Mellette represents 0.03% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 236th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 210 people, the population of Mellette decreased 15.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 248 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mellette.
Communities Also Named Mellette ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Mellette - it's located in Oklahoma.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mellette.
Communities near Mellette ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mellette.
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 Mellette. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mellette.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mellette. 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 Mellette.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mellette. See our Newspapers Page for Mellette.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mellette ...
Looking for more information about Mellette? 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 Mellette, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mellette.
Adding Mellette to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mellette 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 Mellette was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Mellette on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Dakota (1937).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Mellette.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023