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Welcome to Plankinton ...

The city of Plankinton is located in Aurora County<1> and is the County Seat for Aurora County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Plankinton has a population of 730 people<3> (see below for details).

Plankinton is 1,520 feet [463 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Plankinton lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plankinton had an population of 730 people. This is an increase of 3.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plankinton had a population of 707 people (which is 26.09% of the total population of Aurora County). This makes Plankinton the county's most populous community.

The population of Plankinton represents 0.09% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 117th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 707 people, the population of Plankinton increased 17.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 601 people).

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

Communities near Plankinton ...

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

  • Mount Vernon [Davison County]
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    • Mount Vernon [Davison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Plankinton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
  • White Lake [Aurora County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Lake
    • White Lake [Aurora County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Plankinton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Lake<6>
  • Stickney [Aurora County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stickney
    • Stickney [Aurora County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Plankinton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stickney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stickney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stickney<6>
  • Storla [Aurora County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Storla
    • Storla [Aurora County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Plankinton
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 6 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Storla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Storla
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aurora Center [Aurora County]
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      • Aurora Center [Aurora County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Plankinton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora Center
    • Harrison [Douglas County]
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      • Harrison [Douglas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Plankinton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrison<6>
    • Loomis [Davison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loomis
      • Loomis [Davison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Plankinton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loomis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loomis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loomis<6>
    • Corsica [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corsica
      • Corsica [Douglas County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the south of Plankinton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 575 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corsica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corsica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corsica<6>
    • New Holland [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Holland
      • New Holland [Douglas County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the south of Plankinton
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 76 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Holland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Holland<6>
    • Cuthbert [Sanborn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuthbert
      • Cuthbert [Sanborn County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Plankinton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuthbert

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plankinton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in South Dakota

About Aurora County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plankinton. 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 Aurora, 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 Plankinton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plankinton - 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- Plankinton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Plankinton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plankinton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plankinton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7155, Longitude: -98.4845       In this case, the coordinates for Plankinton 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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