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Welcome to Mission ...

The city of Mission is located in Todd County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mission has a population of 1,257 people<3> (see below for details).

Mission is 2,570 feet [783 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Mission is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Mission (for example, toward Martin), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The area code for Mission: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mission had an population of 1,257 people. This is an increase of 6.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mission had a population of 1,182 people (or 12.3% of the total population of Todd County). This makes Mission the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Mission represents 0.15% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,182 people, the population of Mission increased 30.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 904 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mission ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Mission - they are located in Arizona, British Columbia, California (6), Delaware, Idaho, Kansas (4), Michigan (3), Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina (2), Oregon, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Mission ...

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

  • Lakeview [Todd County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
    • Lakeview [Todd County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Mission
    • Estimated population in 2014: 799 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
  • White River [Mellette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White River
    • White River [Mellette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Mission
    • Estimated population in 2019: 574 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White River<6>
  • Saint Francis [Todd County]
  • Parmelee [Todd County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Okreek [Todd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okreek
      • Okreek [Todd County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Mission
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 269 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okreek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okreek<6>
    • Soldier Creek [Todd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soldier Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soldier Creek
      • Soldier Creek [Todd County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Mission
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 227 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soldier Creek
    • Two Strike [Todd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Two Strike have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Strike
      • Two Strike [Todd County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Mission
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 209 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Two Strike
    • Olsonville [Todd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olsonville
      • Olsonville [Todd County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Mission
      • Estimated population in 2014: 72 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olsonville
    • Wood [Mellette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood
      • Wood [Mellette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Mission
      • Estimated population in 2019: 63 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wood<6>
    • Hidden Timber [Todd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hidden Timber
      • Hidden Timber [Todd County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Mission
      • Estimated population in 2014: 45 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hidden Timber

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mission ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Dakota

About Todd County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mission. 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 Todd, 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 Mission.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mission - 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' (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- Mission) 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 Mission. 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 Mission

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mission. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3064, Longitude: -100.6610       In this case, the coordinates for Mission 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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