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Welcome to Trent ...

The town of Trent is located in Moody County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Trent has a population of 230 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Trent.

Trent is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Trent: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Trent had an population of 230 people. This is a decrease of 0.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Trent had a population of 232 people. This makes Trent the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Trent represents 0.03% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 228th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 232 people, the population of Trent decreased 8.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 254 people).

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

Adding Trent to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Trent in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Trent elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Trent on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Trent ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Trent - they are located in California, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Trent ...

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

  • Pipestone [Pipestone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pipestone
    • Pipestone [Pipestone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Trent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,046 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pipestone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pipestone<6>
  • Dell Rapids [Minnehaha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dell Rapids
    • Dell Rapids [Minnehaha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Trent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dell Rapids
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dell Rapids<6>
  • Flandreau [Moody County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flandreau
    • Flandreau [Moody County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Trent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,316 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flandreau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flandreau
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flandreau<6>
  • Crooks [Minnehaha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crooks
    • Crooks [Minnehaha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Trent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,327 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crooks<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baltic [Minnehaha County]
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      • Baltic [Minnehaha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Trent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baltic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baltic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baltic<6>
    • Garretson [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garretson
      • Garretson [Minnehaha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Trent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garretson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garretson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garretson<6>
    • Colton [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colton
      • Colton [Minnehaha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Trent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 669 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colton<6>
    • Lyons [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
      • Lyons [Minnehaha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Trent
      • Estimated population in 2014: 632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons<6>
    • Jasper [Pipestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
      • Jasper [Pipestone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Trent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 603 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Huntimer [Minnehaha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntimer
      • Huntimer [Minnehaha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Trent
      • Estimated population in 2014: 590 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntimer

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trent ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Dakota

About Moody County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Trent. 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 Moody, 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 Trent.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trent - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Trent) 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 Trent. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Trent

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trent. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9069, Longitude: -96.6575       In this case, the coordinates for Trent 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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