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Welcome to North Spearfish ...

North Spearfish is located in Lawrence County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Spearfish: N. Spearfish

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), North Spearfish had a population of 2,221 people.<3> (see below for details).

North Spearfish is 3,650 feet [1,113 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of North Spearfish is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for North Spearfish: (605)

Communities near North Spearfish ...

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

  • Belle Fourche [Butte County]
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    • Belle Fourche [Butte County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of North Spearfish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,742 people
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Fourche
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle Fourche<6>
  • Lead [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lead
    • Lead [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of North Spearfish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,947 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead<6>
  • Deadwood [Lawrence County]
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    • Deadwood [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of North Spearfish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,294 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deadwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deadwood<6>
  • Whitewood [Lawrence County]
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    • Whitewood [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of North Spearfish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 999 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitewood<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Trojan [Lawrence County]
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      • Trojan [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of North Spearfish
      • Estimated population in 2014: 627 people
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    • Tinton [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tinton
      • Tinton [Lawrence County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of North Spearfish
      • Estimated population in 2014: 477 people
    • Lancaster City [Lawrence County] - Historic
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      • Lancaster City [Lawrence County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of North Spearfish
      • Estimated population in 2014: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Saint Onge [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Onge
      • Saint Onge [Lawrence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of North Spearfish
      • Estimated population in 2014: 342 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Onge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Onge<6>
    • Preston [Lawrence County]
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      • Preston [Lawrence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of North Spearfish
      • Estimated population in 2014: 185 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
    • Central City [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
      • Central City [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of North Spearfish
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central 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 North Spearfish. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Spearfish.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Spearfish ...

Looking for more information about North Spearfish? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to North Spearfish, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for North Spearfish.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Dakota

About Lawrence County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Spearfish. 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 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 North Spearfish.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Spearfish - 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 from Point A (ie- North Spearfish) 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 North Spearfish. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North SpearfishOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Spearfish. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5067, Longitude: -103.8921       In this case, the coordinates for North Spearfish 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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