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Welcome to Springfield ...

The city of Springfield is located in Bon Homme County.

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

When the people of Springfield refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Springfielder<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Springfield has a population of 1,940 people<3> (see below for details).

Springfield is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Springfield lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Springfield had a population of 1,989 people (or 28.13% of the total population of Bon Homme County). This makes Springfield the county's most populous community.

The population of Springfield represents 0.24% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,989 people, the population of Springfield increased 151.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 792 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Springfield had an population of 1,940 people. This is a decrease of 2.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 144.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Springfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Tyndall   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the North (N) of Springfield

Unorganized Territory of Southeast Bon Homme   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Springfield

Kingsburg   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Springfield

Avon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Springfield

Verdigre   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Springfield

Located in Knox County (NE)

Unorganized Territory of Southwest Bon Homme   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Springfield

Tabor   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Springfield

Niobrara   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Springfield

Located in Knox County (NE)

Lesterville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Springfield

Located in Yankton County

Center   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Springfield

Located in Knox County (NE)

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

Communities Also Named Springfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 101 communities that are also named Springfield - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (10), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (8), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick (3), New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (4), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Ontario (6), Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Vermont, Virginia (8), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Springfield. 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 Springfield. 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 Springfield. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Springfield ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Dakota

About Bon Homme County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Springfield refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Springfield may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Springfield.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Springfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Springfield) 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 Springfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Springfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Springfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8547, Longitude: -97.8934     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Springfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 18 Jul 2019