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Sharps Corner, South Dakota

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Welcome to Sharps Corner ...

Sharps Corner is located in Oglala Lakota County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Sharps Corner: Sharps Cor. (or less commonly used: Sharps Crn.)

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Sharps Corner had a population of 79 people.<2> (see below for details).

Sharps Corner is 2,890 feet [881 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Sharps Corner is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Sharps Corner is located in the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Sharps Corner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Sharps Corner - they are located in New Jersey and Oregon.

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

Communities near Sharps Corner ...

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

  • Rockyford [Oglala Lakota County]
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    • Rockyford [Oglala Lakota County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Sharps Corner
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  • Porcupine [Oglala Lakota County]
  • Kyle [Oglala Lakota County]
  • Manderson - White Horse Creek [Oglala Lakota County]
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    • Manderson - White Horse Creek [Oglala Lakota County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Sharps Corner
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    • Manderson [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Wounded Knee [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Denby [Oglala Lakota County]
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      • Denby [Oglala Lakota County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the south of Sharps Corner
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    • Oglala [Oglala Lakota County]
    • Potato Creek [Jackson County]
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      • Potato Creek [Jackson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Sharps Corner
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    • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County]
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      • Batesland [Oglala Lakota County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southeast of Sharps Corner
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesland<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 Sharps Corner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sharps Corner.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sharps Corner ...

Looking for more information about Sharps Corner? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sharps Corner, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sharps Corner.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Oglala Lakota, 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 Sharps Corner.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sharps Corner - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sharps Corner) 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 Sharps Corner. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sharps CornerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sharps Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3895, Longitude: -102.3983    
<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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