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Welcome to Wolsey ...

The town of Wolsey is located in Beadle County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Wolsey: WUL-zee<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wolsey has a population of 399 people<4> (see below for details).

Wolsey is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Wolsey lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wolsey had an population of 399 people. This is an increase of 6.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wolsey had a population of 376 people. This makes Wolsey the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wolsey represents 0.05% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 188th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 376 people, the population of Wolsey decreased 10.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 418 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wolsey ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Wolsey - it's located in Montana.

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

Communities near Wolsey ...

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

  • Huron [Beadle County]
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    • Huron [Beadle County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Wolsey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,380 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huron<7>
  • Huron Colony [Beadle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huron Colony
    • Huron Colony [Beadle County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Wolsey
    • Estimated population in 2014: 403 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huron Colony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huron Colony
  • Alpena [Jerauld County]
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    • Alpena [Jerauld County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Wolsey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 285 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpena<7>
  • Wessington [Beadle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wessington
    • Wessington [Beadle County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Wolsey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 177 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wessington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wessington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wessington<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hitchcock [Beadle County]
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      • Hitchcock [Beadle County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Wolsey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 95 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hitchcock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hitchcock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hitchcock<7>
    • Morningside [Beadle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morningside
      • Morningside [Beadle County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Wolsey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morningside
    • Broadland [Beadle County]
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      • Broadland [Beadle County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Wolsey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34 people
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    • Virgil [Beadle County]
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      • Virgil [Beadle County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Wolsey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virgil have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgil
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virgil<7>
    • Bonilla [Beadle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonilla
      • Bonilla [Beadle County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Wolsey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonilla
    • Cavour [Beadle County]
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      • Cavour [Beadle County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the east of Wolsey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 123 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cavour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cavour
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cavour<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wolsey ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Beadle County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Beadle County: www.beadlecounty.org/

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 Beadle, 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 Wolsey. 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 Wolsey.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wolsey - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wolsey) 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 Wolsey. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wolsey

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wolsey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4108, Longitude: -98.4743       In this case, the coordinates for Wolsey 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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