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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

Note: If you travel east from Red Owl (for example, toward Red Scaffold), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone 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
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Opal
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Fairpoint
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairpoint have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairpoint
    • Fairpoint is located in Meade County
  • Enning
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enning have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enning
    • Enning is located in Meade County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enning <3>
  • Union Center
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Marcus
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Cedar Canyon
    (23 miles [37 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Canyon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Canyon
    • Cedar Canyon is located in Meade County
  • Howes
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the east)
  • Elm Springs
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the south)
  • Mud Butte
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest)

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.

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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