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Welcome to Tolstoy ...

The town of Tolstoy is located in Potter County<1>.

The pronunciation of Tolstoy: TOHL-stoy<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tolstoy has a population of 36 people<3> (see below for details).

Tolstoy is 1,950 feet [594 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Tolstoy (for example, toward Marksville), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The telephone area code for Tolstoy: (605)

The ZIP code for Tolstoy: 57475<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tolstoy had an population of 36 people (or a decrease of 43.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tolstoy had a population of 36 people. This makes Tolstoy the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 36 people, the population of Tolstoy decreased 43.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 64 people).

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

Communities near Tolstoy ...

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

  • Bowdle [Edmunds County]
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    • Bowdle [Edmunds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Tolstoy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowdle have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdle<8>
  • Hoven [Potter County]
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    • Hoven [Potter County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Tolstoy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 366 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoven<8>
  • Gretna [Edmunds County]
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    • Gretna [Edmunds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Tolstoy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gretna have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 52 people
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  • Lebanon [Potter County]
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    • Lebanon [Potter County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Tolstoy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Seneca [Faulk County]
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      • Seneca [Faulk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Tolstoy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 37 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<8>
    • Onaka [Faulk County]
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      • Onaka [Faulk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Tolstoy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Onaka<8>
    • Lowry [Walworth County]
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      • Lowry [Walworth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Tolstoy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6 people
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    • Gettysburg [Potter County]
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      • Gettysburg [Potter County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the southwest of Tolstoy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gettysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<8>
    • Roscoe [Edmunds County]
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      • Roscoe [Edmunds County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the northeast of Tolstoy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roscoe<8>
    • Java [Walworth County]
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      • Java [Walworth County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Tolstoy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Java have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 127 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Java<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tolstoy ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tolstoy. 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 Potter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Tolstoy. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tolstoy.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tolstoy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 town (such as Tolstoy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tolstoy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tolstoy) 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 Tolstoy. 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 Tolstoy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tolstoy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2082, Longitude: -99.6142    
<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.
<8>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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