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Welcome to Sitka ...

Sitka is located in Walworth County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Sitka had a population of 2,470 people.<3> (see below for details).

Sitka is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Sitka is within the boundaries of the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Sitka ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Sitka - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Sitka ...

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

  • Mobridge [Walworth County]
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    • Mobridge [Walworth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Sitka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,444 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mobridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mobridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mobridge<6>
  • Selby [Walworth County]
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    • Selby [Walworth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Sitka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 627 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selby<6>
  • Wakpala [Corson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakpala
    • Wakpala [Corson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Sitka
    • Estimated population in 2014: 312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakpala
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakpala<6>
  • Java [Walworth County]
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    • Java [Walworth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Sitka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Java have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Sitka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 105 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • 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 Sitka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 66 people
      • 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.
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Sitka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 47 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akaska have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akaska
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akaska<6>
    • Moreau [Dewey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moreau
      • Moreau [Dewey County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Sitka
      • Estimated population in 2014: 21 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moreau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moreau
    • Lowry [Walworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowry
      • Lowry [Walworth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Sitka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowry
    • Herreid [Campbell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herreid
      • Herreid [Campbell County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the north of Sitka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 416 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herreid have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • 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 Sitka. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sitka.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sitka ...

Looking for more information about Sitka? 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 Sitka, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sitka.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sitka. 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 Sitka.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sitka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Sitka) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sitka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5169, Longitude: -100.1862       In this case, the coordinates for Sitka 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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