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Welcome to Plainview ...
The location of Plainview has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Plainview, you might consider that their post office opened in 1908.
From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Plainview had a population of 56 people.<3> (see below for details).
Plainview is 2,410 feet [735 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Plainview is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Plainview lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Plainview, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Plainview is located in the (605) area code.
Communities Also Named Plainview ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 47 communities that are also named Plainview - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (4), California, Colorado, Georgia (3), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Mexico (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (3), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2), Texas (8) and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Plainview.
Communities near Plainview ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Plainview.
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 Plainview. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Plainview.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plainview. See our Newspapers Page for Plainview.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plainview ...
Looking for more information about Plainview? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Plainview, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Plainview.
Adding Plainview to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Plainview in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Plainview was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
For more details, see References and Mentions for Plainview.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plainview. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Meade County: www.meadecounty.org/
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Sep 2023