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1890 Communities Near Miller Dale Colony ...

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 Miller Dale Colony in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Miller Dale Colony.

  • Ames [Hand County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ames have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ames [Hand County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Miller Dale Colony
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Ames had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Bramhall [Hyde County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bramhall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Bramhall was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bramhall
    • Bramhall [Hyde County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Miller Dale Colony
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bramhall had a post office and railroad service
  • Burdette [Hand County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burdette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Burdette [Hand County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Miller Dale Colony
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Burdette had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Florence [Hand County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Florence was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
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    • Florence [Hand County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the north of Miller Dale Colony
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 20 people
    • Estimated population in 2014: 374 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Florence had a post office and no railroad service
  • Gann Valley [Buffalo County]
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    • Gann Valley [Buffalo County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the south of Miller Dale Colony
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 75 people
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 14 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Gann Valley had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Highmore [Hyde County]
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    • Highmore [Hyde County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Miller Dale Colony
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 435 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 726 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Highmore had a post office and railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highmore<4>
  • Holabird [Hyde County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holabird have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Holabird [Hyde County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the west of Miller Dale Colony
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 78 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Holabird had a post office and railroad service
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  • Miller [Hand County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miller have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Miller [Hand County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Miller Dale Colony
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 536 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,334 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Miller had a post office and railroad service
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  • Continue List ...
    • Ree Heights [Hand County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ree Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Ree Heights [Hand County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Miller Dale Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 58 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ree Heights had a post office and railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ree Heights<4>
    • Saint Lawrence [Hand County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Lawrence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Saint Lawrence [Hand County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Miller Dale Colony
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 320 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 185 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Saint Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Lawrence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Lawrence<4>
    • Stephan [Hyde County]
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      • Stephan [Hyde County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Miller Dale Colony
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
      • Estimated population in 2014: 192 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Stephan had a post office and no railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephan<4>
    • Sweetland [Hand County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Sweetland was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetland
      • Sweetland [Hand County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Miller Dale Colony
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 16 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sweetland had a post office and no railroad service
    • Wessington [Beadle County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wessington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wessington
      • Wessington [Beadle County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the east of Miller Dale Colony
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 177 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wessington had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wessington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wessington<4>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Dakota

About Hand County

About South Dakota

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

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 Miller Dale Colony, 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Miller Dale Colony) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Miller Dale Colony. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4000, Longitude: -99.1129       In this case, the coordinates for Miller Dale Colony have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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