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Welcome to Saint Lawrence ...

The town of Saint Lawrence is located in Hand County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Saint Lawrence: St. Lawrence

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Lawrence has a population of 185 people<3> (see below for details).

Saint Lawrence is 1,560 feet [475 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Saint Lawrence: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Lawrence had an population of 185 people. This is a decrease of 6.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Lawrence had a population of 198 people (or 5.77% of the total population of Hand County). This makes Saint Lawrence the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Saint Lawrence represents 0.02% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 246th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 198 people, the population of Saint Lawrence decreased 5.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 210 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Lawrence.

Communities Also Named Saint Lawrence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Saint Lawrence - they are located in Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota (2), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Saint Lawrence ...

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

  • Florence [Hand County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
    • Florence [Hand County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Saint Lawrence
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 374 people
  • Polo [Hand County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polo
    • Polo [Hand County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Saint Lawrence
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polo
  • Wessington [Beadle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wessington
    • Wessington [Beadle County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Saint Lawrence
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wessington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 177 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wessington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wessington<6>
  • Ree Heights [Hand County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ree Heights
    • Ree Heights [Hand County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Saint Lawrence
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ree Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 58 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ree Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ree Heights<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ames [Hand County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ames
      • Ames [Hand County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Saint Lawrence
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ames
    • Bonilla [Beadle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonilla
      • Bonilla [Beadle County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Saint Lawrence
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonilla
    • Highmore [Hyde County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highmore
      • Highmore [Hyde County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the west of Saint Lawrence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 726 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highmore<6>
    • Wolsey [Beadle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolsey
      • Wolsey [Beadle County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the east of Saint Lawrence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 399 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolsey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wolsey<6>
    • Tulare [Spink County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulare
      • Tulare [Spink County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Saint Lawrence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tulare have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 211 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulare
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tulare<6>
    • Hitchcock [Beadle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hitchcock
      • Hitchcock [Beadle County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the east of Saint Lawrence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hitchcock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 95 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hitchcock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hitchcock<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 Saint Lawrence. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint Lawrence.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Lawrence ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Dakota

About Hand County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saint Lawrence. 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 Hand, 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 Saint Lawrence.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Lawrence - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Lawrence) 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 Saint Lawrence. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Lawrence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Lawrence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5169, Longitude: -98.9404       In this case, the coordinates for Saint Lawrence 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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