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Welcome to Wall ...

The town of Wall is located in Pennington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wall has a population of 875 people<3> (see below for details).

Wall is 2,820 feet [860 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Wall is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Wall: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wall had an population of 875 people. This is an increase of 14.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wall had a population of 766 people. This makes Wall the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Wall represents 0.09% of the population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 766 people, the population of Wall decreased 6.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 818 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wall ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Wall - they are located in Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Wall ...

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

  • Wasta [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wasta
    • Wasta [Pennington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Wall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 82 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wasta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasta<6>
  • Quinn [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinn
    • Quinn [Pennington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Wall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinn<6>
  • Owanka [Pennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owanka
    • Owanka [Pennington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Wall
    • Estimated population in 2014: 29 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owanka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owanka<6>
  • Cottonwood [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood
    • Cottonwood [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Wall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Creighton [Pennington County]
    • Wicksville [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wicksville
      • Wicksville [Pennington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Wall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wicksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wicksville
    • Scenic [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scenic
      • Scenic [Pennington County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Wall
      • Estimated population in 2014: 60 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scenic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scenic<6>
    • Interior [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Interior
      • Interior [Jackson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Wall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Interior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Interior
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Interior<6>
    • Elm Springs [Meade County]
    • Philip [Haakon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philip
      • Philip [Haakon County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the east of Wall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 765 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philip have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philip
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philip<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wall ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pennington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wall. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Pennington County: www.co.pennington.sd.us/

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 Pennington, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wall.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wall - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wall) 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 Wall. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wall

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9917, Longitude: -102.2396       In this case, the coordinates for Wall have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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