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Welcome to Summerset ...

The city of Summerset is located in Meade County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Summerset has a population of 2,660 people<2> (see below for details).

Summerset is 3,570 feet [1,088 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Summerset is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Summerset lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Summerset: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Summerset had an population of 2,660 people. This is an increase of 46.64% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Summerset had a population of 1,814 people (which is 7.13% of the total population of Meade County). This makes Summerset the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Summerset represents 0.22% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 57th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Summerset ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Summerset - it's located in Iowa.

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

Communities near Summerset ...

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

  • Rapid City [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rapid City
    • Rapid City [Pennington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Summerset
    • Estimated population in 2019: 77,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rapid City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rapid City<5>
  • Box Elder [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Box Elder
    • Box Elder [Pennington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Summerset
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,119 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Box Elder have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Box Elder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Box Elder<5>
  • Rapid Valley [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rapid Valley
    • Rapid Valley [Pennington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Summerset
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 8,260 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rapid Valley
  • Sturgis [Meade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
    • Sturgis [Meade County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Summerset
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,922 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gregory [Lawrence County] - Historic
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      • Gregory [Lawrence County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Summerset
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,264 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Johnson Siding [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson Siding
      • Johnson Siding [Pennington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Summerset
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Siding
    • Murphy [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
      • Murphy [Pennington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Summerset
      • Estimated population in 2014: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murphy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
    • Sheridan [Pennington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan
      • Sheridan [Pennington County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Summerset
      • Estimated population in 2014: 447 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheridan have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • South Canyon Country Estates [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Canyon Country Estates
      • South Canyon Country Estates [Pennington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Summerset
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Canyon Country Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Canyon Country Estates
    • Sioux Village [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sioux Village
      • Sioux Village [Pennington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Summerset
      • Estimated population in 2014: 262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sioux Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sioux Village

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 Summerset. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Summerset.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Summerset ...

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

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About Meade County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Summerset. 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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Meade, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Summerset.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Summerset - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Summerset) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Summerset. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Summerset

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summerset. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1935, Longitude: -103.3426    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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