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About Mitchell (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Davison County (see below)

Time Zone: Mitchell lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (605)

ZIP Code: 57301<1>

Elevation: 1,290 feet [393.19 m] above sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Mitchell)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<3>     15,679   (2.79% increase since 2010)  
2010:     15,254   (4.78% increase since 2000)
2000:     14,558

Total Area:<4>   12.14 sq. miles [31.4 km²]   - of which 8.25% is water (1 sq. miles [2.6 km²])

Housing Units:<5>   7,120

Official Website: www.cityofmitchell.org/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Mitchell:

Lat:   43.713500°   (or 43°42'48" N)

Lon:   -98.025600°   (or -98°1'32" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Mitchell<7>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Mitchell

GNIS ID:   1267480

FIPS State / Place Code:   46 / 43100

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Mitchell)


About Davison County

The city of Mitchell is the County Seat for Davison County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Davison)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     19,775   (1.39% increase since 2010)  
2010     19,504   (4.07% increase since 2000)
2000:     18,741

Total Area:   436.9 sq. miles [1,131.6 km²]

Housing Units:   8,852

Official Website:   www.davisoncounty.org/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Davison

GNIS ID:   1266980

FIPS State / County Code:   46 / 035

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Mitchell)


About South Dakota

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     884,659   (8.66% increase since 2010)  
2010:     814,180   (7.86% increase since 2000)
2000:     754,844

Websites for State of South Dakota

Official Website:   sd.gov/

Tourism:   https://www.travelsouthdakota.com/

Parks:   https://gfp.sd.gov/parks/

Fishing:   https://gfp.sd.gov/fish/

Hunting:   https://gfp.sd.gov/hunt/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of South Dakota

GNIS ID:   1785534

FIPS State:   46

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Mitchell)

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The official website for Mitchell: www.cityofmitchell.org/

The official website for Davison County: www.davisoncounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 city (such as Mitchell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mitchell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mitchell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Mitchell. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).
<6>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Mitchell, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<7>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Mitchell.




 

 

 


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