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Welcome to Orient ...
The town of Orient is located in Faulk County<1>.
The location of Orient has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Orient has a population of 61 people<3> (see below for details).
Orient is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Orient lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Orient is within the (605) area code.
We don't have a date for the establishment of Orient.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Orient had an population of 61 people. This is a decrease of 3.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.02% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Orient had a population of 63 people. This makes Orient the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 63 people, the population of Orient increased 10.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 57 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Orient.
Communities Also Named Orient ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named Orient - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas (4) and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Orient.
Communities near Orient ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Orient.
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 Orient. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Orient.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Orient. 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 Orient.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Orient. See our Newspapers Page for Orient.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orient ...
Looking for more information about Orient? 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 Orient, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Orient.
Adding Orient to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Orient in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Orient was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Orient on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Dakota (1937).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Orient.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 27 Mar 2023