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Welcome to Presho ...

The city of Presho is located in Lyman County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Presho: PRESH-oh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Presho has a population of 489 people<4> (see below for details).

Presho is 1,780 feet [543 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Presho (for example, toward Midland), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Presho is located in the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Presho had an population of 489 people. This is a decrease of 1.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Presho had a population of 497 people (which is 13.24% of the total population of Lyman County). This makes Presho the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Presho represents 0.06% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 153rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 497 people, the population of Presho decreased 15.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 588 people).

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

Communities Also Named Presho ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Presho - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Presho ...

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

  • Kennebec [Lyman County]
  • Vivian [Lyman County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vivian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vivian
    • Vivian [Lyman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Presho
    • Estimated population in 2014: 149 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vivian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vivian<7>
  • Lyman [Lyman County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
    • Lyman [Lyman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Presho
    • Estimated population in 2014: 43 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
  • Reliance [Lyman County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reliance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reliance
    • Reliance [Lyman County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the east of Presho
    • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reliance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reliance<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Draper [Jones County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Draper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Draper
      • Draper [Jones County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the west of Presho
      • Estimated population in 2019: 67 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Draper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Draper<7>
    • East Lyman [Lyman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Lyman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Lyman
      • East Lyman [Lyman County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<6> to the east of Presho
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Lyman
    • Ideal [Tripp County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ideal
      • Ideal [Tripp County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<6> to the south of Presho
      • Estimated population in 2014: 123 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ideal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ideal<7>
    • Lower Brule [Lyman County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Brule have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Brule
      • Lower Brule [Lyman County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<6> to the northeast of Presho
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 24 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Brule
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lower Brule<7>
    • Hamill [Tripp County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamill
      • Hamill [Tripp County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Presho
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 11 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamill<7>
    • Fort Thompson [Buffalo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Thompson
      • Fort Thompson [Buffalo County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<6> to the east of Presho
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,282 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Thompson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Thompson<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Presho. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Presho.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Presho ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Lyman County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Presho. 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 Lyman, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Presho. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Presho.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Presho - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Presho) 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 Presho. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Presho

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Presho. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9072, Longitude: -100.0582       In this case, the coordinates for Presho have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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