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Welcome to Usta ...

Usta is located in Perkins County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Usta had a population of 22 people.<3> (see below for details).

Usta is 2,330 feet [710 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Usta is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Usta, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Usta lies within the (605) area code.

Communities near Usta ...

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

  • Iron Lightning [Ziebach County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron Lightning
    • Iron Lightning [Ziebach County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Usta
    • Estimated population in 2014: 412 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Lightning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron Lightning
  • Faith [Meade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Faith
    • Faith [Meade County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Usta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faith have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faith
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faith<6>
  • Meadow [Perkins County]
  • Red Elm [Ziebach County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Elm
    • Red Elm [Ziebach County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Usta
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Elm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glad Valley [Ziebach County]
    • Bison [Perkins County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bison
      • Bison [Perkins County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Usta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bison<6>
    • Opal [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opal
      • Opal [Meade County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Usta
      • Estimated population in 2014: 30 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opal<6>
    • Cedar Canyon [Meade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Canyon
      • Cedar Canyon [Meade County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Usta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Canyon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Canyon
    • Dupree [Ziebach County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dupree
      • Dupree [Ziebach County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Usta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 518 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dupree
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dupree<6>
    • Zeona [Perkins 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 Usta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Usta.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Usta ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Usta. 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 Perkins, 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 Usta.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Usta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Usta) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Usta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2203, Longitude: -102.1629       In this case, the coordinates for Usta 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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