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Welcome to Volga ...
The pronunciation of Volga: VAHL-guh<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Volga, you might consider that their post office opened in 1879.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Volga has a population of 2,055 people<3> (see below for details).
Volga is 1,630 feet [497 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Volga lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Volga lies within the (605) area code.
The ZIP code for Volga: 57071<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Volga had an population of 2,055 people. This is an increase of 16.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 43.21% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Volga had a population of 1,768 people (or 5.53% of the total population of Brookings County). This makes Volga the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Volga represents 0.22% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,768 people, the population of Volga increased 23.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,435 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Volga.
Communities Also Named Volga ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Volga - they are located in Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Manitoba, North Carolina, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Volga.
Communities near Volga ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Volga.
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 Volga. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Volga.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Volga. 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 Volga.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Volga. See our Newspapers Page for Volga.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Volga ...
Looking for more information about Volga? 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 Volga, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Volga.
Adding Volga to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Volga in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Volga was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Volga in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Volga.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Brookings County: www.brookingscountysd.gov/
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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