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Welcome to Oahe ...

Oahe is located in Hughes County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Oahe: oh-WAH-hee<3>

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Oahe had a population of 451 people.<4> (see below for details).

Oahe is 1,610 feet [491 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Note: If you leave Oahe and travel west, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Oahe is located in the (605) area code.

Communities near Oahe ...

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

  • Pierre [Hughes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pierre
    • Pierre [Hughes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Oahe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pierre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pierre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pierre<7>
  • Fort Pierre [Stanley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Pierre
    • Fort Pierre [Stanley County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Oahe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,217 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Pierre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Pierre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Pierre<7>
  • Lacy [Stanley County]
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    • Lacy [Stanley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Oahe
    • Estimated population in 2014: 66 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lacy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lacy
  • Teton [Stanley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teton
    • Teton [Stanley County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Oahe
    • Estimated population in 2014: 59 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Verendrye Hill [Stanley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verendrye Hill
      • Verendrye Hill [Stanley County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Oahe
      • Estimated population in 2014: 5 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verendrye Hill
    • Okobojo [Sully County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okobojo
      • Okobojo [Sully County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Oahe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Okobojo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okobojo
    • Mission Ridge [Stanley County]
    • Alto [Hughes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alto
      • Alto [Hughes County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the southeast of Oahe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alto
    • Hayes [Stanley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayes
      • Hayes [Stanley County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the west of Oahe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayes<7>
    • Blunt [Hughes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blunt
      • Blunt [Hughes County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<6> to the east of Oahe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 354 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blunt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blunt<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 Oahe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oahe.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oahe ...

Looking for more information about Oahe? 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 Oahe, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oahe.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hughes County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oahe. 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 Hughes, 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 Oahe. 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 Oahe.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oahe - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oahe) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oahe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4578, Longitude: -100.5310       In this case, the coordinates for Oahe 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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