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Welcome to Parker ...

The city of Parker is located in Turner County<1> and is the County Seat for Turner County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Parker has a population of 1,023 people<3> (see below for details).

Parker is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Parker is located in the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parker had an population of 1,023 people. This is an increase of 0.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parker had a population of 1,022 people (which is 12.24% of the total population of Turner County). This makes Parker the county's most populous community.

The population of Parker represents 0.13% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,022 people, the population of Parker has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,031 people).

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

Communities Also Named Parker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Parker - they are located in Alabama (4), Arizona (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (2), Michigan, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Parker ...

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

  • Tea [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tea
    • Tea [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Parker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,031 people
    • Former name for Tea:
    • Byron
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tea
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tea<6>
  • Hartford [Minnehaha County]
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    • Hartford [Minnehaha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Parker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,354 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<6>
  • Lennox [Lincoln County]
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    • Lennox [Lincoln County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Parker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,479 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lennox have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lennox
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lennox<6>
  • Freeman [Hutchinson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeman
    • Freeman [Hutchinson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Parker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,275 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Worthing [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worthing
      • Worthing [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Parker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worthing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worthing<6>
    • Marion [Turner County]
    • Viborg [Turner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viborg
      • Viborg [Turner County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Parker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 767 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viborg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Viborg<6>
    • Canistota [McCook County]
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      • Canistota [McCook County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Parker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 636 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canistota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canistota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canistota<6>
    • Humboldt [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humboldt
      • Humboldt [Minnehaha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Parker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humboldt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Humboldt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Humboldt<6>
    • Hurley [Turner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
      • Hurley [Turner County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Parker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurley<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 Parker. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Parker.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Parker. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Parker.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parker ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Dakota

About Turner County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Parker. 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 Turner, 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 Parker.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parker - 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- Parker) 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 Parker. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Parker

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3961, Longitude: -97.1387       In this case, the coordinates for Parker 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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