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Welcome to Parkston ...

The city of Parkston is located in Hutchinson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Parkston has a population of 1,477 people<3> (see below for details).

Parkston is 1,400 feet [427 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Parkston is located in the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parkston had an population of 1,477 people. This is a decrease of 2.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parkston had a population of 1,508 people (or 20.54% of the total population of Hutchinson County). This makes Parkston the county's most populous community.

The population of Parkston represents 0.19% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,508 people, the population of Parkston decreased 9.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,674 people).

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

Communities Also Named Parkston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Parkston - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Parkston ...

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

  • Armour [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armour
    • Armour [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Parkston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 669 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armour
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Armour<6>
  • Tripp [Hutchinson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tripp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tripp
    • Tripp [Hutchinson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Parkston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 623 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tripp
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tripp<6>
  • New Elm Springs Colony [Hutchinson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Elm Springs Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Elm Springs Colony
    • New Elm Springs Colony [Hutchinson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Parkston
    • Estimated population in 2014: 600 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Elm Springs Colony
  • Ethan [Davison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ethan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethan
    • Ethan [Davison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Parkston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 322 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ethan<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Delmont [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delmont
      • Delmont [Douglas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Parkston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 217 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmont<6>
    • Wolf Creek [Hutchinson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolf Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolf Creek
      • Wolf Creek [Hutchinson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Parkston
      • Estimated population in 2014: 195 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolf Creek
    • Kaylor [Hutchinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaylor
      • Kaylor [Hutchinson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Parkston
      • Estimated population in 2014: 172 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kaylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kaylor<6>
    • Dimock [Hutchinson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dimock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dimock
      • Dimock [Hutchinson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Parkston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 130 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dimock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dimock<6>
    • Milltown [Hutchinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milltown
      • Milltown [Hutchinson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Parkston
      • Estimated population in 2014: 115 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milltown
    • Tschetter Colony [Hutchinson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tschetter Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tschetter Colony
      • Tschetter Colony [Hutchinson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Parkston
      • Estimated population in 2014: 80 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tschetter Colony

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parkston ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hutchinson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Parkston. 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 Hutchinson, 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 Parkston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parkston - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Parkston) 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 Parkston. 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 Parkston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3933, Longitude: -97.9859       In this case, the coordinates for Parkston 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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