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Welcome to Wewela ...

Wewela is located in Tripp County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Wewela had a population of 8 people.<2> (see below for details).

Wewela is 2,130 feet [649 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Wewela is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Wewela: (605)

Communities near Wewela ...

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

  • Colome [Tripp County]
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    • Colome [Tripp County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Wewela
    • Estimated population in 2019: 280 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colome have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colome
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colome<6>
  • Springview [Keya Paha County]
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    • Springview [Keya Paha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Wewela
    • Estimated population in 2019: 236 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springview have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springview<6>
  • Millboro [Tripp County]
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    • Millboro [Tripp County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Wewela
    • Estimated population in 2014: 34 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millboro
  • Keyapaha [Tripp County]
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    • Keyapaha [Tripp County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Wewela
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keyapaha have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keyapaha
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Burton [Keya Paha County]
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      • Burton [Keya Paha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Wewela
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burton
    • Clearfield [Tripp County]
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      • Clearfield [Tripp County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Wewela
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearfield
    • Meadville [Keya Paha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
      • Meadville [Keya Paha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Wewela
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    • Mills [Keya Paha County]
    • Norden [Keya Paha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norden
      • Norden [Keya Paha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Wewela
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    • Dallas [Gregory County]
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      • Dallas [Gregory County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Wewela
      • Estimated population in 2019: 122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<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 Wewela. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wewela.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wewela ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tripp County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wewela. 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 Tripp, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wewela.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wewela - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Wewela) 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 Wewela. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wewela

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wewela. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0140, Longitude: -99.7808    
<5>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.
<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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