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Welcome to Polo ...

Polo is located in Hand County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Polo had a population of 241 people.<3> (see below for details).

Polo is 1,580 feet [482 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Polo: (605)

Communities Also Named Polo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Polo - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Ohio.

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

Communities near Polo ...

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

  • Miller [Hand County]
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    • Miller [Hand County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Polo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,334 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miller have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miller
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Miller<6>
  • Faulkton [Faulk County]
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    • Faulkton [Faulk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Polo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 709 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faulkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faulkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faulkton<6>
  • Florence [Hand County] - Historic
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    • Florence [Hand County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Polo
    • Estimated population in 2014: 374 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Saint Lawrence [Hand County]
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    • Saint Lawrence [Hand County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Polo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 185 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Lawrence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Lawrence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Lawrence<6>
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    • Miranda [Faulk County]
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      • Miranda [Faulk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Polo
      • Estimated population in 2014: 122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miranda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Orient [Faulk County]
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      • Orient [Faulk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Polo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orient have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orient
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orient<6>
    • Ree Heights [Hand County]
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      • Ree Heights [Hand County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Polo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 58 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ree Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ree Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ree Heights<6>
    • Rockham [Faulk County]
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      • Rockham [Faulk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Polo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 33 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockham<6>
    • Highmore [Hyde County]
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      • Highmore [Hyde County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Polo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 726 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highmore<6>
    • Seneca [Faulk County]
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      • Seneca [Faulk County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Polo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 37 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Polo ...

Looking for more information about Polo? 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 Polo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Polo.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Polo. 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 Hand, 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 Polo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Polo - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Polo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Polo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7794, Longitude: -99.1096       In this case, the coordinates for Polo 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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