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Welcome to Scenic ...

Scenic is located in Pennington County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Scenic had a population of 58 people.<2> (see below for details).

Scenic is 2,810 feet [856 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Scenic is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Scenic lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Scenic is within the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Scenic ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Scenic - it's located in Washington.

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

Communities near Scenic ...

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

  • Owanka [Pennington County]
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    • Owanka [Pennington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Scenic
    • Estimated population in 2014: 29 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owanka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owanka<5>
  • Imlay [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Imlay
    • Imlay [Pennington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Scenic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Imlay have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Imlay
  • Rockyford [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockyford
    • Rockyford [Oglala Lakota County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Scenic
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockyford
  • Wasta [Pennington County]
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    • Wasta [Pennington County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Scenic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wasta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 82 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasta<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wall [Pennington County]
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      • Wall [Pennington County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Scenic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wall have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 875 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wall<5>
    • Wicksville [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wicksville
      • Wicksville [Pennington County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the north of Scenic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wicksville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wicksville
    • Caputa [Pennington County]
    • New Underwood [Pennington County]
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      • New Underwood [Pennington County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Scenic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Underwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 673 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Underwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Underwood<5>
    • Quinn [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinn
      • Quinn [Pennington County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Scenic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinn have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinn<5>
    • Interior [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Interior
      • Interior [Jackson County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the east of Scenic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Interior have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 106 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Interior
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Interior<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scenic ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pennington County: www.co.pennington.sd.us/

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 Pennington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scenic.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scenic - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Scenic) 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 Scenic. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scenic

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scenic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7797, Longitude: -102.5549    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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