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Welcome to Vale ...

Vale is located in Butte County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Vale had a population of 120 people.<2> (see below for details).

Vale is 2,760 feet [841 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Vale is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Vale: (605)

Communities Also Named Vale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Vale - they are located in California, Maryland, Missouri (2), North Carolina (2), Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Vale ...

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

  • Sturgis [Meade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
    • Sturgis [Meade County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Vale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,922 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<5>
  • Whitewood [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitewood
    • Whitewood [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Vale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 979 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitewood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitewood<5>
  • Newell [Butte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newell
    • Newell [Butte County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Vale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 597 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newell have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newell<5>
  • Saint Onge [Lawrence County]
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    • Nisland [Butte County]
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      • Nisland [Butte County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Vale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 225 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nisland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nisland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nisland<5>
    • Fruitdale [Butte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fruitdale
      • Fruitdale [Butte County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Vale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 68 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fruitdale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fruitdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fruitdale<5>
    • Crook City [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crook City
      • Crook City [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Vale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crook City
    • Centennial City [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centennial City
      • Centennial City [Lawrence County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Vale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centennial City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Belle Fourche [Butte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle Fourche
      • Belle Fourche [Butte County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the west of Vale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,702 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Fourche have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Fourche
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle Fourche<5>
    • Galena [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
      • Galena [Lawrence County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Vale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vale ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Dakota

About Butte County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vale. 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 Butte, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vale.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vale - 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' (or 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- Vale) 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 Vale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6204, Longitude: -103.4026    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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