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Welcome to Tinton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Tinton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Tinton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Tinton, please Contact Us.


Tinton would have been located within present day Lawrence County<2>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Tinton had a population of 443 people.<3> (see below for details).

While the community is gone, the present day location for Tinton is 5,960 feet [1,817 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Tinton is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Tinton was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Tinton still existed, it would have been in the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Tinton ...

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

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

Communities near Tinton ...

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

  • Spearfish [Lawrence County]
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    • Spearfish [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Tinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,900 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spearfish have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spearfish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spearfish<7>
  • Lead [Lawrence County]
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    • Lead [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Tinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,947 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead<7>
  • North Spearfish [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Spearfish
    • North Spearfish [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Tinton
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,221 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Spearfish have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Spearfish
  • Sundance [Crook County]
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    • Sundance [Crook County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Tinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,296 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sundance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sundance<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Deadwood [Lawrence County]
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      • Deadwood [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Tinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,294 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deadwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deadwood<7>
    • Trojan [Lawrence County]
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      • Trojan [Lawrence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Tinton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 627 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trojan
    • Lancaster City [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster City
      • Lancaster City [Lawrence County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Tinton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Saint Onge [Lawrence County]
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      • Saint Onge [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Tinton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 342 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Onge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Onge<7>
    • Preston [Lawrence County]
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      • Preston [Lawrence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Tinton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 185 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
    • Central City [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
      • Central City [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Tinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central City

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Dakota

About Lawrence County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lawrence County: www.lawrence.sd.us/

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Tinton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tinton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tinton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Tinton) 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 Tinton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TintonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tinton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3800, Longitude: -104.0488    
<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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