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Welcome to Miranda ...

Miranda is located in Faulk County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Miranda: muh-RAN-duh<3>

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Miranda had a population of 120 people.<4> (see below for details).

Miranda is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Miranda is within the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Miranda ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Miranda - they are located in California, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Miranda ...

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

  • Wecota [Faulk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wecota
    • Wecota [Faulk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Miranda
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,833 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wecota
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wecota<7>
  • Faulkton [Faulk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faulkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Faulkton
    • Faulkton [Faulk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Miranda
    • Estimated population in 2019: 709 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faulkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faulkton<7>
  • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Miranda
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Miranda
    • Estimated population in 2014: 227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cresbard [Faulk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresbard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cresbard
      • Cresbard [Faulk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Miranda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresbard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresbard<7>
    • Zell [Faulk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zell
      • Zell [Faulk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Miranda
      • Estimated population in 2014: 65 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zell
    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Miranda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orient
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orient<7>
    • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Miranda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockham<7>
    • Chelsea [Faulk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chelsea have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chelsea
      • Chelsea [Faulk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Miranda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chelsea
    • Devoe [Faulk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Devoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Devoe
      • Devoe [Faulk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Miranda
      • Estimated population in 2014: 23 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Devoe

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Miranda. See our Newspapers Page for Miranda.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Miranda ...

Looking for more information about Miranda? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Miranda, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Miranda.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Faulk County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Miranda. 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 Faulk, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Miranda. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Miranda.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Miranda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Miranda) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Miranda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9719, Longitude: -98.9643       In this case, the coordinates for Miranda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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