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Soldier Creek, South Dakota

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The location of Soldier Creek

Welcome to Soldier Creek ...

Soldier Creek is located in Todd County.

The location of Soldier Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Soldier Creek: Soldier Crk. (or less commonly used: Soldier Ck. or Soldier Cr.)

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Soldier Creek had a population of 227 people.<2> (see below for details).

Soldier Creek is 2,340 feet [713 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Soldier Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Soldier Creek is located in the (605) area code.

Communities near Soldier Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Soldier Creek and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2018
Central Mellette   [Map]   686   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lakeview   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mission   [Map]   1,268   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Norris   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Parmelee   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Saint Francis   [Map]   572   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Soldier Creek.

Communities Also Named Soldier Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Soldier Creek - they are located in Florida and Kansas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Soldier Creek. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Soldier Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Soldier Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Soldier Creek:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Soldier Creek ...

Looking for more information about Soldier Creek? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Dakota

About Todd County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Soldier Creek.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Soldier Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Soldier Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Soldier Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3236, Longitude: -100.8882     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Soldier Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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