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Welcome to Weta ...

Weta is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Weta had a population of 5 people.<3> (see below for details).

Weta is 2,300 feet [701 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Weta is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Weta (for example, toward Murdo), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Weta: (605)

Communities near Weta ...

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

  • Philip [Haakon County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Philip
    • Philip [Haakon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Weta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 765 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philip
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philip<6>
  • Wanblee [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wanblee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wanblee
    • Wanblee [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Weta
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 725 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wanblee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wanblee<6>
  • Kadoka [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kadoka
    • Kadoka [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Weta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 717 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kadoka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kadoka<6>
  • Interior [Jackson County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Interior
    • Interior [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Weta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 106 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Interior
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Interior<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cottonwood [Jackson County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood
      • Cottonwood [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Weta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood
    • Potato Creek [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potato Creek
      • Potato Creek [Jackson County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Weta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potato Creek
    • Belvidere [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvidere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belvidere
      • Belvidere [Jackson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Weta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvidere
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belvidere<6>
    • Long Valley [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Valley
      • Long Valley [Jackson County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Weta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Valley<6>
    • Quinn [Pennington County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Quinn
      • Quinn [Pennington County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Weta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinn<6>
    • Wall [Pennington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wall
      • Wall [Pennington County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Weta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 875 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wall<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 Weta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Weta.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Weta ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in South Dakota

About Jackson County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Weta. 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 Jackson, 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 Weta.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Weta - 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 from Point A (ie- Weta) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7744, Longitude: -101.7168       In this case, the coordinates for Weta 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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