RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Selby, South Dakota

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other SD
Communities

















Welcome to Selby ...

The city of Selby is located in Walworth County<1> and is the County Seat for Walworth County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Selby has a population of 627 people<3> (see below for details).

Selby is 1,880 feet [573 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Selby lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Selby had an population of 627 people. This is a decrease of 2.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Selby had a population of 642 people (which is 11.81% of the total population of Walworth County). This makes Selby the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Selby represents 0.08% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 130th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 642 people, the population of Selby decreased 12.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 736 people).

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

Communities Also Named Selby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Selby - they are located in California, Idaho, Indiana, Ontario, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Selby ...

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

  • Mobridge [Walworth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mobridge
    • Mobridge [Walworth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Selby
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mobridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mobridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mobridge<6>
  • Sitka [Walworth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sitka
    • Sitka [Walworth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Selby
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sitka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sitka
  • Bowdle [Edmunds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdle
    • Bowdle [Edmunds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Selby
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowdle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdle<6>
  • Java [Walworth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Java
    • Java [Walworth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Selby
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Java have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 127 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Java
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Java<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glenham [Walworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenham
      • Glenham [Walworth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Selby
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 105 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenham<6>
    • Mound City [Campbell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound City
      • Mound City [Campbell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Selby
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 66 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mound City<6>
    • Akaska [Walworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akaska
      • Akaska [Walworth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Selby
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akaska have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 47 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akaska
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akaska<6>
    • Lowry [Walworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowry
      • Lowry [Walworth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Selby
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowry
    • Hoven [Potter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoven
      • Hoven [Potter County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Selby
      • Estimated population in 2019: 366 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoven<6>
    • Herreid [Campbell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herreid
      • Herreid [Campbell County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the north of Selby
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herreid have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 416 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herreid
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herreid<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 Selby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Selby.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Selby ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Walworth County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Selby. 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 Walworth, 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 Selby.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Selby - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Selby) 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 Selby. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Selby

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Selby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5047, Longitude: -100.0329       In this case, the coordinates for Selby 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 20 Oct 2020