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Welcome to Wetonka ...

The town of Wetonka is located in McPherson County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Wetonka: wih-TAHN-kuh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wetonka has a population of 8 people<4> (see below for details).

Wetonka is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Wetonka: (605)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wetonka had an population of 8 people (or a decrease of 33.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wetonka had a population of 8 people. This makes Wetonka the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8 people, the population of Wetonka decreased 33.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12 people).

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

Communities near Wetonka ...

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

  • Aberdeen [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Wetonka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<7>
  • Ipswich [Edmunds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ipswich
    • Ipswich [Edmunds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Wetonka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ipswich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ipswich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ipswich<7>
  • Leola [McPherson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leola
    • Leola [McPherson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Wetonka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leola<7>
  • Ordway [Brown County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ordway
    • Ordway [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Wetonka
    • Estimated population in 2014: 306 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ordway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ordway
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Prairie Wood Village Addition [Brown County]
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      • Prairie Wood Village Addition [Brown County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Wetonka
      • Estimated population in 2014: 276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Wood Village Addition have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Melrose Addition [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melrose Addition
      • Melrose Addition [Brown County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Wetonka
      • Estimated population in 2014: 221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melrose Addition have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melrose Addition
    • Gederos Estates [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gederos Estates
      • Gederos Estates [Brown County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Wetonka
      • Estimated population in 2014: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gederos Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gederos Estates
    • Frederick [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frederick
      • Frederick [Brown County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Wetonka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 196 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frederick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frederick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frederick<7>
    • Westport [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westport
      • Westport [Brown County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Wetonka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westport<7>
    • Pleasant Vally Development [Brown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Vally Development
      • Pleasant Vally Development [Brown County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Wetonka
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Vally Development have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Vally Development

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wetonka ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About McPherson County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wetonka. 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 McPherson, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Wetonka. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wetonka.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wetonka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Wetonka) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wetonka. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wetonka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wetonka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6244, Longitude: -98.7704       In this case, the coordinates for Wetonka have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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