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Welcome to Roscoe ...

The city of Roscoe is located in Edmunds County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Roscoe has a population of 289 people<3> (see below for details).

Roscoe is 1,830 feet [558 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The area code for Roscoe: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roscoe had an population of 289 people. This is a decrease of 12.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roscoe had a population of 329 people (which is 8.08% of the total population of Edmunds County). This makes Roscoe the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Roscoe represents 0.04% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 201st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 329 people, the population of Roscoe increased 1.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 324 people).

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

Communities Also Named Roscoe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Roscoe - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Roscoe ...

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

  • Ipswich [Edmunds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ipswich
    • Ipswich [Edmunds County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Roscoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ipswich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ipswich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ipswich<6>
  • Bowdle [Edmunds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdle
    • Bowdle [Edmunds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Roscoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowdle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdle<6>
  • Hosmer [Edmunds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hosmer
    • Hosmer [Edmunds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Roscoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 186 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hosmer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hosmer<6>
  • Gretna [Edmunds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gretna
    • Gretna [Edmunds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Roscoe
    • Estimated population in 2014: 52 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gretna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Onaka [Faulk County]
    • Hillsview [McPherson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsview
      • Hillsview [McPherson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Roscoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsview
    • Beebe [Edmunds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beebe
      • Beebe [Edmunds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Roscoe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beebe
    • Powell [Edmunds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell
      • Powell [Edmunds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Roscoe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell
    • Craven Corner [Edmunds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craven Corner
      • Craven Corner [Edmunds County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Roscoe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craven Corner
    • Craven [Edmunds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craven
      • Craven [Edmunds County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Roscoe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craven

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roscoe ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Roscoe. 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 Edmunds, 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 Roscoe.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roscoe - 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- Roscoe) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roscoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4503, Longitude: -99.3354       In this case, the coordinates for Roscoe 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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