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Wallace, South Dakota

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The location of Wallace

Welcome to Wallace ...

The town of Wallace is located in Codington County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Wallace has a population of 87 people<2> (see below for details).

Wallace is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wallace lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wallace had a population of 85 people. This makes Wallace the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Wallace represents 0.01% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 319th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 85 people, the population of Wallace decreased 1.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 86 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Wallace had an population of 87 people. This is an increase of 2.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.16% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Wallace ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wallace and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Bradley   [Map]   75   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clark   [Map]   1,047   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Elrod   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Florence   [Map]   371   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Henry   [Map]   261   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Holmquist   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wallace ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 communities that are also named Wallace - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Wallace. 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 Wallace. 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 Wallace.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wallace ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Codington County:

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 Wallace.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wallace - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wallace) 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 Wallace. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wallace

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wallace. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0850, Longitude: -97.4776     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wallace have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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