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Ward, South Dakota
Welcome to Ward ...
The location of Ward has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ward has a population of 52 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ward.
Ward is 1,750 feet [533 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ward lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Ward: (605)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ward had an population of 52 people. This is an increase of 8.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.83% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ward had a population of 48 people. This makes Ward the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 48 people, the population of Ward increased 17.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 41 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ward.
Adding Ward to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Ward in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Ward elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ward on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Ward ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Ward - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ward.
Communities near Ward ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ward.
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 Ward. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ward.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ward. 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 Ward.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ward. See our Newspapers Page for Ward.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ward ...
Looking for more information about Ward? 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 Ward, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ward.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ward. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021