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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 498 people<2> (see below for details).
Timber Lake is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude 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 leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Timber Lake is located in the (605) area code.
The ZIP code for Timber Lake: 57656<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Timber Lake.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Timber Lake had an population of 498 people. This is an increase of 12.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.42% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Timber Lake had a population of 443 people (which is 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 (which had 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 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.
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.
Adding Timber Lake to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Timber Lake in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Timber Lake was on a map titled Map of South Dakota (from Rand McNally, 1937).
We also found Timber Lake on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for South Dakota (1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Timber Lake.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 May 2023