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Welcome to Olivet ...

The town of Olivet is located in Hutchinson County<1> and is the County Seat for Hutchinson County.

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

The pronunciation of Olivet: AH-luh-vet<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Olivet has a population of 71 people<4> (see below for details).

Olivet is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Olivet is within the boundaries of the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Olivet had an population of 71 people. This is a decrease of 4.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Olivet had a population of 74 people. This makes Olivet the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 74 people, the population of Olivet increased 5.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 70 people).

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

Communities Also Named Olivet ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Olivet - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Olivet ...

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

  • Parkston [Hutchinson County]
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    • Parkston [Hutchinson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Olivet
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,477 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkston<7>
  • Freeman [Hutchinson County]
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    • Freeman [Hutchinson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Olivet
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,275 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeman<7>
  • Tyndall [Bon Homme County]
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    • Tyndall [Bon Homme County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Olivet
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyndall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,022 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyndall<7>
  • Scotland [Bon Homme County]
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    • Scotland [Bon Homme County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Olivet
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 804 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotland<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tripp [Hutchinson County]
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      • Tripp [Hutchinson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Olivet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tripp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 623 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tripp<7>
    • Menno [Hutchinson County]
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      • Menno [Hutchinson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Olivet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menno have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 614 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menno<7>
    • New Elm Springs Colony [Hutchinson County]
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      • New Elm Springs Colony [Hutchinson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Olivet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Elm Springs Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 600 people
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    • Jamesville [Yankton County]
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      • Jamesville [Yankton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Olivet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 232 people
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    • Wolf Creek [Hutchinson County]
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      • Wolf Creek [Hutchinson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Olivet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolf Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 195 people
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    • Kaylor [Hutchinson County]
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      • Kaylor [Hutchinson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Olivet
      • Estimated population in 2014: 172 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kaylor<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 Olivet. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Olivet.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olivet ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Dakota

About Hutchinson County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olivet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2417, Longitude: -97.6740       In this case, the coordinates for Olivet 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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