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Wagner, South Dakota

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The location of Wagner

Welcome to Wagner ...

The city of Wagner is located in Charles Mix County.

The location of Wagner has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Wagner has a population of 1,562 people<2> (see below for details).

Wagner is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wagner lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wagner had a population of 1,566 people (which is 17.15% of the total population of Charles Mix County). This makes Wagner the county's most populous community.

The population of Wagner represents 0.19% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,566 people, the population of Wagner decreased 6.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,675 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Wagner had an population of 1,562 people. This is a decrease of 0.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.75% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wagner ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fort Randall   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of Wagner

Located in Gregory County

Lake Andes   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Wagner

Armour   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Wagner

Located in Douglas County

Tripp   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wagner

Located in Hutchinson County

Avon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Wagner

Located in Bon Homme County

Marty   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Wagner

Lynch   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Wagner

Located in Boyd County (NE)

Pickstown   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Wagner

Delmont   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wagner

Located in Douglas County

Dante   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wagner

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wagner.

Communities Also Named Wagner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Wagner - they are located in Alberta, California (3), Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Wagner ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wagner. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wagner. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wagner. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wagner:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wagner ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Charles Mix County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wagner:

The official website for State of South Dakota:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wagner.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wagner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Wagner) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wagner. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wagner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wagner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0780, Longitude: -98.3020     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wagner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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