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Welcome to Reliance ...

The town of Reliance is located in Lyman County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Reliance has a population of 212 people<3> (see below for details).

Reliance is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Reliance: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Reliance had an population of 212 people. This is an increase of 10.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Reliance had a population of 191 people (which is 5.09% of the total population of Lyman County). This makes Reliance the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Reliance represents 0.02% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 249th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 191 people, the population of Reliance decreased 7.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 206 people).

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

Communities Also Named Reliance ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Reliance - they are located in Delaware, Maryland, Northwest Territories, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Reliance ...

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

  • Chamberlain [Brule County]
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    • Chamberlain [Brule County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Reliance
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamberlain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chamberlain<6>
  • Fort Thompson [Buffalo County]
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    • Fort Thompson [Buffalo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Reliance
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,282 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Fort Thompson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Thompson<6>
  • Oacoma [Lyman County]
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    • Oacoma [Lyman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Reliance
    • Estimated population in 2019: 471 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oacoma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oacoma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oacoma<6>
  • Kennebec [Lyman County]
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    • Kennebec [Lyman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Reliance
    • Estimated population in 2019: 247 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennebec
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennebec<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lyman [Lyman County]
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      • Lyman [Lyman County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Reliance
      • Estimated population in 2014: 43 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lower Brule [Lyman County]
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      • Lower Brule [Lyman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Reliance
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 24 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Lower Brule
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lower Brule<6>
    • Hamill [Tripp County]
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      • Hamill [Tripp County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the south of Reliance
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 11 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Hamill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamill<6>
    • Presho [Lyman County]
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      • Presho [Lyman County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Reliance
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Presho have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Presho
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Presho<6>
    • Pukwana [Brule County]
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      • Pukwana [Brule County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Reliance
      • Estimated population in 2019: 305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pukwana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pukwana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pukwana<6>
    • Iona [Lyman County]
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      • Iona [Lyman County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the south of Reliance
      • Estimated population in 2014: 83 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iona<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 Reliance. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Reliance.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Reliance ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Reliance. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Reliance.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Reliance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Reliance) 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 Reliance. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Reliance

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reliance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8803, Longitude: -99.6026       In this case, the coordinates for Reliance 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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