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Welcome to Thunder Butte ...

Thunder Butte is located in Ziebach County<1>.


The location of Thunder Butte has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


Thunder Butte is 2,080 feet [634 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Thunder Butte (for example, toward Whitehorse), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Thunder Butte is located in the (605) area code.

Communities near Thunder Butte ...

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

  • Dupree
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Iron Lightning
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Lightning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron Lightning
    • Iron Lightning is located in Ziebach County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 412 people
  • Isabel
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isabel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isabel
    • Isabel is located in Dewey County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 150 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Isabel <4>
  • Lantry
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Red Elm ‑ Historic
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Elm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Elm
    • Red Elm is located in Ziebach County
  • Glad Valley
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Green Grass
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Grass have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Grass
    • Green Grass is located in Dewey County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 35 people
  • Faith
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faith have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Faith
    • Faith is located in Meade County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faith <4>
  • Firesteel
    (23 miles [37 km] to the northeast)
  • Eagle Butte
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagle Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Butte
    • Eagle Butte is located in Dewey County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,418 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle Butte <4>

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thunder Butte ...

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

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

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 Ziebach, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thunder Butte - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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