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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 lies within the (605) area code.

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 (which had a count of 57 people).

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

Communities Also Named Orient ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

  • Wecota [Faulk County]
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    • Wecota [Faulk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Orient
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,833 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wecota
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wecota<6>
  • Faulkton [Faulk County]
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    • Faulkton [Faulk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Orient
    • Estimated population in 2019: 709 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faulkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faulkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faulkton<6>
  • Florence [Hand County] - Historic
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    • Florence [Hand County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Orient
    • Estimated population in 2014: 374 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Polo [Hand County]
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    • Polo [Hand County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Orient
    • Estimated population in 2014: 227 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Miranda [Faulk County]
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      • Miranda [Faulk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Orient
      • Estimated population in 2014: 122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miranda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cresbard [Faulk County]
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      • Cresbard [Faulk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Orient
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresbard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresbard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresbard<6>
    • Zell [Faulk County]
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      • Zell [Faulk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Orient
      • Estimated population in 2014: 65 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zell
    • Rockham [Faulk County]
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      • Rockham [Faulk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Orient
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockham<6>
    • Devoe [Faulk County]
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      • Devoe [Faulk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Orient
      • Estimated population in 2014: 23 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Devoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Devoe
    • Seneca [Faulk County]
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      • Seneca [Faulk County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the northwest of Orient
      • Estimated population in 2019: 37 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Orient. 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 Faulk, 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 Orient.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Orient - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Orient) 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 Orient. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Orient

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orient. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9028, Longitude: -99.0887       In this case, the coordinates for Orient 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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