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Sturgis, South Dakota
Welcome to Sturgis ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sturgis has a population of 6,922 people<2> (see below for details).
Sturgis is 3,420 feet [1,042 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Sturgis is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Sturgis lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Sturgis lies within the (605) area code.
The ZIP code for Sturgis: 57785<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sturgis had an population of 6,922 people. This is an increase of 4.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.45% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sturgis had a population of 6,627 people (or 26.06% of the total population of Meade County). This makes Sturgis the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Sturgis represents 0.81% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,627 people, the population of Sturgis increased 2.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,442 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sturgis.
Communities Also Named Sturgis ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Sturgis - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Saskatchewan.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sturgis.
Communities near Sturgis ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sturgis.
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 Sturgis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sturgis.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sturgis. 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 Sturgis.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sturgis. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sturgis.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sturgis ...
Looking for more information about Sturgis? 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 Sturgis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sturgis.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sturgis. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Meade County: www.meadecounty.org/
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Oct 2020