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Welcome to Tea ...

The city of Tea is located in Lincoln County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tea has a population of 6,031 people<2> (see below for details).

Tea was incorporated in 1906.

The city of Tea was previously named Byron. Going back to its beginning, The community of Tea was originally named Byron. For more information about the names of Tea, see The Names of Tea on our Genealogy Page.

Tea is 1,480 feet [451 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Tea: (605)

The ZIP code for Tea: 57064<4>

Websites for Tea ...

Official Website: www.teasd.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tea had an population of 6,031 people. This is an increase of 58.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 246.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tea had a population of 3,806 people (or 8.49% of the total population of Lincoln County). This makes Tea the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Tea represents 0.47% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,806 people, the population of Tea increased 118.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,742 people).

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

Communities Also Named Tea ...

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

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

Communities near Tea ...

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

  • Sioux Falls [Minnehaha County]
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    • Sioux Falls [Minnehaha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Tea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 183,793 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sioux Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sioux Falls<6>
  • Brandon [Minnehaha County]
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    • Brandon [Minnehaha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Tea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,074 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brandon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<6>
  • Harrisburg [Lincoln County]
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    • Harrisburg [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Tea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,710 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<6>
  • Canton [Lincoln County]
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    • Canton [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Tea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,560 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hartford [Minnehaha County]
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      • Hartford [Minnehaha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Tea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,354 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<6>
    • Lennox [Lincoln County]
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      • Lennox [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Tea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,479 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lennox have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lennox
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lennox<6>
    • Crooks [Minnehaha County]
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      • Crooks [Minnehaha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Tea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,327 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooks have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crooks<6>
    • Parker [Turner County]
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      • Parker [Turner County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Tea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,023 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parker<6>
    • Worthing [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worthing
      • Worthing [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Tea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worthing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worthing<6>
    • Lyons [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
      • Lyons [Minnehaha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Tea
      • Estimated population in 2014: 632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons<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 Tea. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tea.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tea ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in South Dakota

About Lincoln County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tea: www.teasd.com/

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 Lincoln, 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 Tea.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tea - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Tea). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tea or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tea) 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 Tea. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tea

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tea. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4475, Longitude: -96.8378    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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