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Welcome to Oelrichs ...

The town of Oelrichs is located in Fall River County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Oelrichs: OHL-riks<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oelrichs has a population of 123 people<4> (see below for details).

Oelrichs is 3,360 feet [1,024 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation of Oelrichs is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Oelrichs lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oelrichs had an population of 123 people. This is a decrease of 2.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oelrichs had a population of 126 people. This makes Oelrichs the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Oelrichs represents 0.02% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 286th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 126 people, the population of Oelrichs decreased 13.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 145 people).

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

Communities near Oelrichs ...

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

  • Heppner [Fall River County]
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    • Heppner [Fall River County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Oelrichs
    • Estimated population in 2014: 267 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heppner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heppner
  • Oral [Fall River County]
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    • Oral [Fall River County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Oelrichs
    • Estimated population in 2014: 206 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oral have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oral
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oral<7>
  • Rocky Ford [Fall River County]
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    • Rocky Ford [Fall River County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Oelrichs
    • Estimated population in 2014: 6 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Ford
  • Smithwick [Fall River County]
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    • Cascade Springs [Fall River County]
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      • Cascade Springs [Fall River County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Oelrichs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cascade Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cascade Springs
    • Buffalo Gap [Custer County]
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      • Buffalo Gap [Custer County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the north of Oelrichs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo Gap<7>
    • Hot Springs [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Springs
      • Hot Springs [Fall River County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the northwest of Oelrichs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,502 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hot Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hot Springs<7>
    • Ardmore [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardmore
      • Ardmore [Fall River County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Oelrichs
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    • Oglala [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Chadron [Dawes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chadron
      • Chadron [Dawes County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Oelrichs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chadron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chadron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chadron<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 Oelrichs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oelrichs.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oelrichs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Fall River County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oelrichs. 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 Fall River, 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 Oelrichs. 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 Oelrichs.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oelrichs - 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 from Point A (ie- Oelrichs) 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 Oelrichs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oelrichs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oelrichs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1814, Longitude: -103.2335       In this case, the coordinates for Oelrichs 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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