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Welcome to Nemo ...

Nemo is located in Lawrence County<1>.

The pronunciation of Nemo: NEE-moh<2>

Nemo is 4,630 feet [1,411 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Nemo is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Nemo lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Nemo is within the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Nemo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Nemo - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Nemo ...

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

  • Rapid City [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rapid City
    • Rapid City [Pennington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Nemo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 77,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rapid City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rapid City<5>
  • Sturgis [Meade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
    • Sturgis [Meade County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Nemo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,922 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<5>
  • Lead [Lawrence County]
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    • Lead [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Nemo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,943 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead<5>
  • Summerset [Meade County]
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    • Deadwood [Lawrence County]
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      • Deadwood [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Nemo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,293 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deadwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deadwood<5>
    • Gregory [Lawrence County] - Historic
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      • Gregory [Lawrence County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Nemo
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,264 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hill City [Pennington County]
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      • Hill City [Pennington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Nemo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,032 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<5>
    • Whitewood [Lawrence County]
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      • Whitewood [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Nemo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 979 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitewood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitewood<5>
    • Piedmont [Meade County]
    • Johnson Siding [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson Siding
      • Johnson Siding [Pennington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Nemo
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Siding

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nemo ...

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

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About Lawrence County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lawrence County: www.lawrence.sd.us/

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 Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Nemo. 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nemo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nemo) 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 Nemo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nemo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nemo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1952, Longitude: -103.5048    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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