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Welcome to Montrose ...

The city of Montrose is located in McCook County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Montrose: mahn-TROHZ<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Montrose has a population of 443 people<4> (see below for details).

Montrose is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Montrose is within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Montrose had an population of 443 people. This is a decrease of 6.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Montrose had a population of 472 people (or 8.4% of the total population of McCook County). This makes Montrose the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Montrose represents 0.06% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 158th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 472 people, the population of Montrose increased 2.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 460 people).

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

Communities Also Named Montrose ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Montrose - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Montrose ...

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

  • Hartford [Minnehaha County]
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    • Hartford [Minnehaha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Montrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,354 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<7>
  • Crooks [Minnehaha County]
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    • Crooks [Minnehaha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Montrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,327 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crooks<7>
  • Salem [McCook County]
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    • Salem [McCook County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Montrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,285 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<7>
  • Marion [Turner County]
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    • Marion [Turner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Montrose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 780 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Colton [Minnehaha County]
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      • Colton [Minnehaha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 669 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colton<7>
    • Canistota [McCook County]
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      • Canistota [McCook County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 636 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canistota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canistota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canistota<7>
    • Lyons [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
      • Lyons [Minnehaha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2014: 632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons<7>
    • Huntimer [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntimer
      • Huntimer [Minnehaha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2014: 590 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntimer
    • Humboldt [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humboldt
      • Humboldt [Minnehaha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humboldt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humboldt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Humboldt<7>
    • Bridgewater [McCook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgewater
      • Bridgewater [McCook County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Montrose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 461 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgewater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgewater<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montrose ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About McCook County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Montrose. 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 McCook, 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 Montrose. 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 Montrose.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montrose - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Montrose) 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 Montrose. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Montrose

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montrose. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7014, Longitude: -97.1834       In this case, the coordinates for Montrose 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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