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Welcome to Walker ...

Walker is located in Corson County<1>.

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

Walker is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Walker is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

The area code for Walker: (605)

Communities Also Named Walker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 communities that are also named Walker - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (3), Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York (2), Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Walker ...

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

  • McLaughlin [Corson County]
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    • McLaughlin [Corson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Walker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McLaughlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLaughlin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McLaughlin<5>
  • McIntosh [Corson County]
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    • McIntosh [Corson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Walker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 167 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McIntosh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McIntosh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McIntosh<5>
  • Selfridge [Sioux County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selfridge
    • Selfridge [Sioux County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Walker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 166 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selfridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selfridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selfridge<5>
  • Bullhead [Corson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullhead
    • Bullhead [Corson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Walker
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullhead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullhead<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Porcupine [Sioux County]
    • Little Eagle [Corson County]
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      • Little Eagle [Corson County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Walker
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Eagle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Eagle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Eagle<5>
    • Watauga [Corson County]
    • Shields [Grant County]
    • Mahto [Corson County]
    • Fort Yates [Sioux County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Yates
      • Fort Yates [Sioux County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Walker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Yates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Yates
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Yates<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walker ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Dakota

About Corson County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Walker. 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 Corson, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Walker - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Walker) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9103, Longitude: -101.0904       In this case, the coordinates for Walker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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