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Welcome to Red Owl ...

Red Owl is located in Meade County<1>.

Red Owl is 2,740 feet [835 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Red Owl is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Red Owl: (605)

Communities near Red Owl ...

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

  • White Owl [Meade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Owl
    • White Owl [Meade County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Red Owl
    • Estimated population in 2014: 373 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Owl
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Owl<4>
  • Opal [Meade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opal
    • Opal [Meade County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Red Owl
    • Estimated population in 2014: 30 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opal<4>
  • Fairpoint [Meade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairpoint
    • Fairpoint [Meade County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Red Owl
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairpoint have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairpoint
  • Enning [Meade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enning
    • Enning [Meade County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Red Owl
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enning have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enning
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enning<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Union Center [Meade County]
    • Marcus [Meade County]
    • Cedar Canyon [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Canyon
      • Cedar Canyon [Meade County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the north of Red Owl
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Canyon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Canyon
    • Howes [Meade County]
    • Elm Springs [Meade County]
    • Mud Butte [Meade County]

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Owl ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Meade County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Red Owl. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Meade County: www.meadecounty.org/

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 Meade, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Owl - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Red Owl) 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 Red Owl. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Red Owl

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Owl. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6941, Longitude: -102.5528    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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