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Pierre, South Dakota
Welcome to Pierre ...
The location of Pierre has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Pierre refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Pierrite<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pierre has a population of 13,867 people<4> (see below for details).
Pierre was established in 1880.
The community of Pierre is 1,690 feet [515 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Pierre lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Pierre and travel west, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Pierre lies within the (605) area code.
Websites for Pierre ...
Official Website: www.ci.pierre.sd.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pierre had an population of 13,867 people. This is an increase of 1.62% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pierre had a population of 13,646 people (or 80.17% of the total population of Hughes County). This makes Pierre the county's most populous community.
The population of Pierre represents 1.68% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 13,646 people, the population of Pierre decreased 1.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,876 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pierre.
Communities Also Named Pierre ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Pierre - it's located in Maine.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pierre.
Communities near Pierre ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pierre.
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 Pierre. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pierre.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pierre. 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 Pierre.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pierre. Our list includes 53 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pierre.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pierre ...
Looking for more information about Pierre? 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 Pierre, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pierre.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Pierre: www.ci.pierre.sd.us/
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021