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Welcome to Nisland ...

The town of Nisland is located in Butte County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Nisland: NIZ-luhnd<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nisland has a population of 225 people<4> (see below for details).

Nisland is 2,850 feet [869 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation of Nisland is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Nisland lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nisland had an population of 225 people. This is a decrease of 3.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nisland had a population of 232 people. This makes Nisland the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Nisland represents 0.03% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 229th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 232 people, the population of Nisland increased 13.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 204 people).

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

Communities near Nisland ...

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

  • Spearfish [Lawrence County]
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    • Spearfish [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Nisland
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spearfish have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,756 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spearfish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spearfish<7>
  • Sturgis [Meade County]
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    • Sturgis [Meade County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Nisland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,922 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<7>
  • Belle Fourche [Butte County]
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    • Belle Fourche [Butte County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Nisland
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Fourche have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,702 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle Fourche<7>
  • Whitewood [Lawrence County]
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    • Whitewood [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Nisland
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 979 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitewood<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newell [Butte County]
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      • Newell [Butte County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Nisland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 597 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newell<7>
    • Saint Onge [Lawrence County]
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      • Saint Onge [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Nisland
      • Estimated population in 2014: 342 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Onge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Onge<7>
    • Vale [Butte County]
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      • Vale [Butte County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Nisland
      • Estimated population in 2014: 121 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vale<7>
    • Fruitdale [Butte County]
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      • Fruitdale [Butte County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Nisland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fruitdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 68 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fruitdale<7>
    • Centennial City [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centennial City
      • Centennial City [Lawrence County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Nisland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centennial City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Crook City [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crook City
      • Crook City [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Nisland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crook City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nisland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in South Dakota

About Butte County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nisland. 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 Butte, 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 Nisland. 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 Nisland.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nisland - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nisland) 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 Nisland. 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 Nisland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nisland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6736, Longitude: -103.5530       In this case, the coordinates for Nisland 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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