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Welcome to Pierpont ...

The town of Pierpont is located in Day County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Pierpont: PEER-pahnt<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pierpont has a population of 120 people<4> (see below for details).

Pierpont is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Pierpont is located in the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pierpont had an population of 120 people. This is a decrease of 11.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pierpont had a population of 135 people. This makes Pierpont the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Pierpont represents 0.02% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 277th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 135 people, the population of Pierpont increased 10.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 122 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pierpont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Pierpont - they are located in Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Pierpont ...

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

  • Webster [Day County]
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    • Webster [Day County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Pierpont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,726 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webster<7>
  • Groton [Brown County]
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    • Groton [Brown County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Pierpont
    • 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<7>
  • Spain [Marshall County]
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    • Spain [Marshall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Pierpont
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 989 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spain
  • Langford [Marshall County]
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    • Langford [Marshall County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Pierpont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 326 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Langford<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huffton [Brown County]
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      • Huffton [Brown County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Pierpont
      • 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.
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    • Bristol [Day County]
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      • Bristol [Day County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Pierpont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<7>
    • Roslyn [Day County]
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      • Roslyn [Day County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Pierpont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 168 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roslyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roslyn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roslyn<7>
    • Holmquist [Day County]
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      • Holmquist [Day County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Pierpont
      • Estimated population in 2014: 154 people
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    • Claremont [Brown County]
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      • Claremont [Brown County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Pierpont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Claremont<7>
    • Putney [Brown County]
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      • Putney [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Pierpont
      • Estimated population in 2014: 104 people
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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 Pierpont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pierpont.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pierpont ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Dakota

About Day County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pierpont. 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 Day, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Pierpont. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pierpont.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pierpont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Pierpont) 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 Pierpont. 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 Pierpont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pierpont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4969, Longitude: -97.8315       In this case, the coordinates for Pierpont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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