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Welcome to Tomahawk ...

Tomahawk is located in Lawrence County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Tomahawk had a population of 36 people.<3> (see below for details).

Tomahawk is 4,820 feet [1,469 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Tomahawk is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Tomahawk lies within the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Tomahawk ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Tomahawk - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Tomahawk ...

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

  • Rapid City [Pennington County]
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    • Rapid City [Pennington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Tomahawk
    • Estimated population in 2019: 77,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rapid City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rapid City<6>
  • Sturgis [Meade County]
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    • Sturgis [Meade County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Tomahawk
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,922 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<6>
  • Lead [Lawrence County]
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    • Lead [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Tomahawk
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,943 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead<6>
  • Summerset [Meade County]
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    • Summerset [Meade County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Tomahawk
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerset
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerset<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Deadwood [Lawrence County]
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      • Deadwood [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Tomahawk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,293 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deadwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deadwood<6>
    • Gregory [Lawrence County] - Historic
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      • Gregory [Lawrence County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Tomahawk
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,264 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gregory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hill City [Pennington County]
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      • Hill City [Pennington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Tomahawk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,032 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<6>
    • Whitewood [Lawrence County]
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      • Whitewood [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Tomahawk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 979 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitewood<6>
    • Piedmont [Meade County]
    • Johnson Siding [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson Siding
      • Johnson Siding [Pennington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Tomahawk
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Siding

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tomahawk ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Dakota

About Lawrence County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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 Lawrence, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tomahawk.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tomahawk - 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 from Point A (ie- Tomahawk) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tomahawk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2119, Longitude: -103.5285       In this case, the coordinates for Tomahawk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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