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Welcome to Veblen ...

The city of Veblen is located in Marshall County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Veblen: VEHB-len<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Veblen has a population of 537 people<4> (see below for details).

Veblen is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The telephone area code for Veblen: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Veblen had an population of 537 people. This is an increase of 1.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 91.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Veblen had a population of 531 people (or 11.4% of the total population of Marshall County). This makes Veblen the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Veblen represents 0.07% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 149th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 531 people, the population of Veblen increased 88.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 281 people).

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

Communities near Veblen ...

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

  • Sisseton [Roberts County]
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    • Sisseton [Roberts County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Veblen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,398 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sisseton<7>
  • Hillhead [Marshall County]
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    • Hillhead [Marshall County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Veblen
    • Estimated population in 2014: 990 people
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  • Lidgerwood [Richland County]
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    • Lidgerwood [Richland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Veblen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lidgerwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 616 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lidgerwood<7>
  • New Effington [Roberts County]
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    • New Effington [Roberts County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Veblen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Effington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 249 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Effington<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hammer [Roberts County]
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      • Hammer [Roberts County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Veblen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hammer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 241 people
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    • Long Hollow Housing [Roberts County]
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      • Long Hollow Housing [Roberts County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Veblen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Hollow Housing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 192 people
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    • Rutland [Sargent County]
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      • Rutland [Sargent County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Veblen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 156 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutland<7>
    • Eden [Marshall County]
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      • Eden [Marshall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Veblen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 100 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<7>
    • Claire City [Roberts County]
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      • Claire City [Roberts County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Veblen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claire City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 75 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Claire City<7>
    • Havana [Sargent County]
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      • Havana [Sargent County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Veblen
      • Former name for Havana: Weber
      • Estimated population in 2019: 71 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havana<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Veblen ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Dakota

About Marshall County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Veblen. 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 Marshall, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Veblen. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Veblen.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Veblen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Veblen) 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 Veblen. 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 Veblen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Veblen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8619, Longitude: -97.2873       In this case, the coordinates for Veblen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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