A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Platte, South Dakota
Welcome to Platte ...
The location of Platte has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Platte has a population of 1,258 people<3> (see below for details).
Platte is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Platte lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Platte lies within the (605) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Platte had an population of 1,258 people. This is an increase of 2.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.97% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Platte had a population of 1,230 people (or 13.47% of the total population of Charles Mix County). This makes Platte the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Platte represents 0.15% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,230 people, the population of Platte decreased 10.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,367 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Platte.
Communities Also Named Platte ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Platte - they are located in Michigan and Minnesota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Platte.
Communities near Platte ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Platte.
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 Platte. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Platte.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Platte. 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 Platte.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Platte. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Platte.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Platte ...
Looking for more information about Platte? 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 Platte, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Platte.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Oct 2020