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Welcome to Rowena ...

Rowena is located in Minnehaha County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Rowena: roh-WEE-nuh<3>

Rowena is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Rowena: (605)

Communities Also Named Rowena ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Rowena - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Brunswick, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Rowena ...

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

  • Sioux Falls [Minnehaha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sioux Falls
    • Sioux Falls [Minnehaha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Rowena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 183,793 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sioux Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sioux Falls<6>
  • Brandon [Minnehaha County]
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    • Brandon [Minnehaha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Rowena
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brandon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,074 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<6>
  • Harrisburg [Lincoln County]
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    • Harrisburg [Lincoln County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Rowena
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,710 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<6>
  • Tea [Lincoln County]
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    • Tea [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Rowena
    • Former name for Tea: Byron
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,031 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tea
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tea<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Luverne [Rock County]
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      • Luverne [Rock County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Rowena
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luverne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,531 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luverne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luverne<6>
    • Canton [Lincoln County]
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      • Canton [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Rowena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<6>
    • Crooks [Minnehaha County]
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      • Crooks [Minnehaha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Rowena
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,327 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crooks<6>
    • Baltic [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baltic
      • Baltic [Minnehaha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Rowena
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baltic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,178 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baltic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baltic<6>
    • Garretson [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garretson
      • Garretson [Minnehaha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Rowena
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garretson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,147 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garretson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garretson<6>
    • Worthing [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worthing
      • Worthing [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Rowena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worthing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worthing<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 Rowena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rowena.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rowena ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Dakota

About Minnehaha County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Minnehaha County: www.minnehahacounty.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 Minnehaha, 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 Rowena. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rowena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rowena) 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 Rowena. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rowena

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rowena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5203, Longitude: -96.5559       In this case, the coordinates for Rowena 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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