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Welcome to Sheridan ...
So far, we found very little information about Sheridan. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Sheridan to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sheridan, please Contact Us.
Sheridan would have been located within present day Pennington County<2>.
The location of Sheridan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Sheridan had a population of 433 people.<4> (see below for details).
While the community is gone, the present day location for Sheridan is 4,620 feet [1,408 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation of Sheridan is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Sheridan was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The location where Sheridan once stood is in the (605) area code.
Communities Also Named Sheridan ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 44 communities that are also named Sheridan - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Texas (2), Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sheridan.
Communities near Sheridan ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sheridan.
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 Sheridan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sheridan.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sheridan. 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 Sheridan.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sheridan. See our Newspapers Page for Sheridan.
Adding Sheridan to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Sheridan in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Sheridan was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Sheridan.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Pennington County: www.co.pennington.sd.us/
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023