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Welcome to Miller ...

The city of Miller is located in Hand County<1> and is the County Seat for Hand County.

The location of Miller has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Miller has a population of 1,334 people<3> (see below for details).

Miller is 1,570 feet [479 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Miller lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Miller: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Miller had an population of 1,334 people. This is a decrease of 10.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Miller had a population of 1,489 people (or 43.4% of the total population of Hand County). This makes Miller the county's most populous community.

The population of Miller represents 0.18% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,489 people, the population of Miller decreased 2.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,530 people).

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

Communities Also Named Miller ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Dakota communities named Miller: This one is located in Hand County and the other is located in Meade County.

Beyond South Dakota, there are 56 communities that are also named Miller - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (4), California (3), Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Maryland, Michigan (7), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Miller ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Miller.

  • 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.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
    • Florence [Hand County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Miller
    • Estimated population in 2014: 374 people
  • Polo [Hand County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polo
    • Polo [Hand County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Miller
    • Estimated population in 2014: 227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polo
  • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Miller
    • Estimated population in 2019: 177 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wessington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wessington<6>
  • 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.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ree Heights
    • Ree Heights [Hand County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Miller
    • Estimated population in 2019: 58 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ree Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ree Heights<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Highmore [Hyde County]
    • Bonilla [Beadle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonilla
      • Bonilla [Beadle County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the east of Miller
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonilla
    • Orient [Faulk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orient have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orient
      • Orient [Faulk County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the north of Miller
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orient
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orient<6>
    • Wolsey [Beadle County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolsey
      • Wolsey [Beadle County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the east of Miller
      • Estimated population in 2019: 399 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolsey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wolsey<6>
    • Rockham [Faulk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockham
      • Rockham [Faulk County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the north of Miller
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockham<6>
    • Tulare [Spink County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tulare have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulare
      • Tulare [Spink County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Miller
      • Estimated population in 2019: 211 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulare
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tulare<6>

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 Miller. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Miller.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Miller. 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 Miller.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Miller. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Miller.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Miller ...

Looking for more information about Miller? 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 Miller, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Miller.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Dakota

About Hand County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Hand, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Miller.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Miller - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Miller. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Miller

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Miller. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5200, Longitude: -98.9882       In this case, the coordinates for Miller have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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