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Welcome to Oral ...

Oral is located in Fall River County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Oral had a population of 197 people.<3> (see below for details).

Oral is 2,960 feet [902 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Oral is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Oral is located in the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Oral ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Oral - they are located in Michigan, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Oral ...

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

  • Hot Springs [Fall River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Springs
    • Hot Springs [Fall River County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Oral
    • 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<6>
  • Heppner [Fall River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heppner
    • Heppner [Fall River County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Oral
    • 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
  • Buffalo Gap [Custer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Gap
    • Buffalo Gap [Custer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Oral
    • 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<6>
  • Oelrichs [Fall River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oelrichs
    • Oelrichs [Fall River County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Oral
    • Estimated population in 2019: 123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oelrichs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oelrichs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oelrichs<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairburn [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairburn
      • Fairburn [Custer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Oral
      • Estimated population in 2019: 98 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairburn<6>
    • Rocky Ford [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Ford
      • Rocky Ford [Fall River County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Oral
      • 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]
    • Cascade Springs [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascade Springs
      • Cascade Springs [Fall River County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Oral
      • 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
    • Pringle [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pringle
      • Pringle [Custer County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Oral
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pringle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pringle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pringle<6>
    • Edgemont [Fall River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgemont
      • Edgemont [Fall River County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the west of Oral
      • Estimated population in 2019: 719 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgemont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgemont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgemont<6>

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 Oral. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oral.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oral ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Dakota

About Fall River County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oral. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oral.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oral - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oral) 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 Oral. 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 Oral

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oral. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4050, Longitude: -103.2691       In this case, the coordinates for Oral 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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