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Welcome to Trail City ...

Trail City is primarily located in Corson County<1>. A portion of Trail City extends into Dewey County.

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

Trail City is 2,140 feet [652 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Trail City is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Trail City and travel west, you will soon leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Trail City is within the boundaries of the (605) area code.

Communities Also Named Trail City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Trail City - they are located in Colorado and Florida.

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

Communities near Trail City ...

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

  • Mobridge [Walworth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mobridge
    • Mobridge [Walworth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Trail City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mobridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mobridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mobridge<5>
  • Jeffrey [Corson County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffrey
    • Jeffrey [Corson County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Trail City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffrey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 535 people
  • Timber Lake [Dewey County]
  • Little Eagle [Corson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Eagle
    • Little Eagle [Corson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Trail City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Eagle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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<5>
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    • Wakpala [Corson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakpala
      • Wakpala [Corson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Trail City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakpala
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakpala<5>
    • Whitehorse [Dewey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehorse
      • Whitehorse [Dewey County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Trail City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehorse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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<5>
    • Virginia [Dewey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia
      • Virginia [Dewey County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Trail City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia
    • Mahto [Corson County]
    • Moreau [Dewey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moreau
      • Moreau [Dewey County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Trail City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moreau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 21 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moreau
    • Glencross [Dewey County]

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trail City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Corson County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Trail City. 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 Corson, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trail City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Trail City) 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 Trail City. 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 Trail City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trail City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4725, Longitude: -100.7254       In this case, the coordinates for Trail City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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