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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 184 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)
We don't have a date for the establishment of Saint Lawrence.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Lawrence had an population of 184 people. This is a decrease of 7.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.38% 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 total 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 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.
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.
Adding Saint Lawrence to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Saint Lawrence in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Saint Lawrence was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Saint Lawrence on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for South Dakota (1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saint Lawrence.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 20 Mar 2023