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Welcome to Prairie City ...

Prairie City is located in Perkins County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Prairie City had a population of 23 people.<3> (see below for details).

Prairie City is 2,840 feet [866 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Prairie City is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Prairie City lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Prairie City lies within the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Prairie City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Prairie City - they are located in California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Missouri (3) and Oregon.

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

Communities near Prairie City ...

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

  • Bison [Perkins County]
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    • Bison [Perkins County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Prairie City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 322 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bison<6>
  • Reva [Harding County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reva
    • Reva [Harding County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Prairie City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reva<6>
  • Lodgepole [Perkins County]
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    • Lodgepole [Perkins County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Prairie City
    • Estimated population in 2014: 35 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodgepole have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodgepole
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lodgepole<6>
  • Ralph [Harding County]
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    • Zeona [Perkins County]
    • Meadow [Perkins County]
    • Haley [Bowman County]
    • Hettinger [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hettinger
      • Hettinger [Adams County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<5> to the north of Prairie City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,155 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hettinger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hettinger<6>
    • Haynes [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haynes
      • Haynes [Adams County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Prairie City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haynes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haynes
    • Ludlow [Harding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludlow
      • Ludlow [Harding County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Prairie City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludlow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludlow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ludlow<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 Prairie City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Prairie City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prairie City ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prairie City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5297, Longitude: -102.8043       In this case, the coordinates for Prairie City 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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