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Midland, South Dakota

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Welcome to Midland ...

The town of Midland is located in Haakon County.

When the people of Midland refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Midlander<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Midland has a population of 130 people<2> (see below for details).

Midland is 1,870 feet [570 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Midland lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Midland (for example, toward Vivian), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Midland: (605)

The ZIP code for Midland: 57552<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Midland had a population of 129 people (or 6.66% of the total population of Haakon County). This makes Midland the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Midland represents 0.02% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 282nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 129 people, the population of Midland decreased 27.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 179 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Midland had an population of 130 people. This is an increase of 0.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.37% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Midland.

Communities near Midland ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Midland and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Belvidere   [Map]   56   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Capa - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Central Jones   [Map]   61   SE   23 miles [37 km]
East Haakon   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hayes   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Kadoka   [Map]   704   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Midland.

Communities Also Named Midland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 38 communities that are also named Midland - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Midland.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Midland. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Midland. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Midland.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Midland:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Midland ...

Looking for more information about Midland? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Midland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Midland.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Midland refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Midland may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Midland.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Midland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 town (such as Midland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Midland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Midland. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Midland) 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 Midland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Midland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Midland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0726, Longitude: -101.1557     [Map].

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