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Welcome to Timber Lake ...

The city of Timber Lake is located in Dewey County<1> and is the County Seat for Dewey County.

A typical abbreviation for Timber Lake: Timber Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Timber Lake has a population of 499 people<2> (see below for details).

Timber Lake is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Timber Lake is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Timber Lake (for example, toward Mobridge), you will soon leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Timber Lake: (605)

The ZIP code for Timber Lake: 57656<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Timber Lake had an population of 499 people. This is an increase of 12.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Timber Lake had a population of 443 people (or 8.36% of the total population of Dewey County). This makes Timber Lake the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Timber Lake represents 0.05% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 171st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 443 people, the population of Timber Lake has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 443 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Timber Lake.

Communities Also Named Timber Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Timber Lake - they are located in Illinois (2) and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Timber Lake ...

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

  • Whitehorse [Dewey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehorse
    • Whitehorse [Dewey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Timber Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehorse have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 276 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehorse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehorse<7>
  • Isabel [Dewey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isabel
    • Isabel [Dewey County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Timber Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isabel have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isabel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Isabel<7>
  • Green Grass [Dewey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Grass
    • Green Grass [Dewey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Timber Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Grass have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 35 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Grass
  • Trail City [Corson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trail City
    • Trail City [Corson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Timber Lake
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trail City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trail City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trail City<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glencross [Dewey County]
    • Firesteel [Dewey County]
    • Little Eagle [Corson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Eagle
      • Little Eagle [Corson County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Timber Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Eagle have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 319 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Eagle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Eagle<7>
    • Bullhead [Corson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullhead
      • Bullhead [Corson County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the north of Timber Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullhead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullhead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullhead<7>
    • Parade [Dewey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parade
      • Parade [Dewey County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the south of Timber Lake
      • Estimated population in 2014: 34 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parade<7>
    • Ridgeview [Dewey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeview
      • Ridgeview [Dewey County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Timber Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeview have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 47 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeview<7>

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Timber Lake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Dewey County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Timber Lake. 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 Dewey, 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 Timber Lake.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Timber Lake - 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 Timber Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Timber Lake 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Timber Lake) 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 Timber Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Timber Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Timber Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4292, Longitude: -101.0739    
<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.
<7>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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