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Welcome to Oldham ...

The city of Oldham is located in Kingsbury County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Oldham: OHLD-ham<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oldham has a population of 120 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Oldham.

Oldham is 1,720 feet [524 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Oldham: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oldham had an population of 120 people. This is a decrease of 9.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 41.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oldham had a population of 133 people. This makes Oldham the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Oldham represents 0.02% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 281st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 133 people, the population of Oldham decreased 35.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 206 people).

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

Adding Oldham to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Oldham in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Oldham elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oldham on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Oldham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Oldham - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas (3).

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

Communities near Oldham ...

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

  • Madison [Lake County]
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    • Madison [Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Oldham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,270 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<7>
  • De Smet [Kingsbury County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Smet
    • De Smet [Kingsbury County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Oldham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,052 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Smet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Smet<7>
  • Arlington [Kingsbury County]
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    • Arlington [Kingsbury County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Oldham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 859 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<7>
  • Howard [Miner County]
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    • Howard [Miner County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Oldham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 757 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Howard<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Preston [Kingsbury County]
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      • Lake Preston [Kingsbury County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Oldham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Preston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Preston<7>
    • Ramona [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramona
      • Ramona [Lake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Oldham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ramona<7>
    • Rutland [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutland
      • Rutland [Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Oldham
      • Estimated population in 2014: 205 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutland<7>
    • Winfred [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfred
      • Winfred [Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Oldham
      • Estimated population in 2014: 162 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfred
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfred<7>
    • Sinai [Brookings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sinai
      • Sinai [Brookings County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Oldham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sinai have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sinai
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sinai<7>
    • Badger [Kingsbury County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Badger
      • Badger [Kingsbury County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Oldham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Badger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Badger<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 Oldham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oldham.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oldham ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Kingsbury County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oldham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2283, Longitude: -97.3090       In this case, the coordinates for Oldham 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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