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Welcome to Ordway ...

Ordway is located in Brown County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Ordway had a population of 300 people.<3> (see below for details).

Ordway is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Ordway lies within the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Ordway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Ordway - they are located in California, Colorado (2), Georgia and Massachusetts.

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

Communities near Ordway ...

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

  • Aberdeen [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Brown County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ordway
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<6>
  • Houghton [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houghton
    • Houghton [Brown County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ordway
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houghton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houghton<6>
  • Groton [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groton
    • Groton [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Ordway
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,475 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Groton<6>
  • Warner [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warner
    • Warner [Brown County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Ordway
    • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warner<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tacoma Park [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tacoma Park
      • Tacoma Park [Brown County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Ordway
      • Estimated population in 2014: 413 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tacoma Park
    • Long Lake Colony [McPherson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Lake Colony
      • Long Lake Colony [McPherson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Ordway
      • Estimated population in 2014: 332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Lake Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Lake Colony
    • Huffton [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huffton
      • Huffton [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Ordway
      • Estimated population in 2014: 316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huffton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huffton
    • Prairie Wood Village Addition [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Wood Village Addition
      • Prairie Wood Village Addition [Brown County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Ordway
      • Estimated population in 2014: 276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Wood Village Addition have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Wood Village Addition
    • Melrose Addition [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melrose Addition
      • Melrose Addition [Brown County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Ordway
      • Estimated population in 2014: 221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melrose Addition have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melrose Addition
    • Gederos Estates [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gederos Estates
      • Gederos Estates [Brown County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ordway
      • Estimated population in 2014: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gederos Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gederos Estates

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ordway ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ordway. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Brown County: www.brown.sd.us/

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 Brown, 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 Ordway.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ordway - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ordway) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ordway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5786, Longitude: -98.4120       In this case, the coordinates for Ordway 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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