Gettysburg, South Dakota

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Population in 2013: 1,201 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.2%
 
Males: 551  (45.9%)
Females: 650  (54.1%)
Median resident age:  50.1 years
South Dakota median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 57442.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,310 (it was $30,469 in 2000)
Gettysburg:

$48,310
SD:

$48,947

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,832 (it was $16,516 in 2000)

Gettysburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,123 (it was $41,900 in 2000)
Gettysburg:

$65,123
SD:

$138,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $91,618; Detached houses: $95,698; Mobile homes: $39,581

Median gross rent in 2013: $763.

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  • Races in Gettysburg, SD (2010)

    Gettysburg races chart
    • 1,12496.7%White alone
    • 141.2%American Indian alone
    • 121.0%Two or more races
    • 70.6%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

Races in Gettysburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gettysburg: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.1%), Norwegian (7.1%), Dutch (6.5%), Irish (6.5%), English (5.1%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 3/2/1907

Elevation: 2061 feet

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 644 people per square mile   (low).

Gettysburg, South Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Gettysburg:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gettysburg city:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
South Dakota:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,352 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $985 (1.8%)

Gettysburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (130.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (326.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (653.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lebanon, SD (3.1 miles) , Agar, SD (3.6 miles) , Hoven, SD (4.3 miles ), Lowry, SD (4.6 miles) , Tolstoy, SD (4.6 miles) , Onida, SD (4.7 miles ), Seneca, SD (4.7 miles) , Akaska, SD (4.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $37,700
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $366,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.01 N, Longitude: 99.96 W

Area code: 605

Gettysburg household income distribution Gettysburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Gettysburg by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.085.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 100000101010
per 100,000 73.40.00.00.00.00.094.30.0101.30.083.90.0
Burglaries 001020200000
per 100,000 0.00.078.90.0169.80.0188.50.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 95120102524103
per 100,000 660.3394.9946.40.0848.9177.0471.3194.0405.385.00.0254.2
Auto thefts 312010010011
per 100,000 220.179.0157.70.084.90.00.097.00.00.083.984.7
Arson 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 61.123.058.30.054.87.453.016.238.074.324.517.6

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Crime rate in Gettysburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
South Dakota average:

1.82
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
South Dakota:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -142 (-9.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Gettysburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gettysburg, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gettysburg-area historical tornado activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Gettysburg city center .

On 6/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Gettysburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 525.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from Gettysburg center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 333.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 195.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 298.8 miles away from Gettysburg center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Potter County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gettysburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Steve Asmussen - Horse trainer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Gettysburg:

  • GETTYSBURG MEM HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 700 EAST GARFIELD AVE)
  • GETTYSBURG MEMORIAL HOSP - CRITICAL ACCESS HOSP (provides emergency services, 606 EAST GARFIELD)
  • OAHE MANOR (700 E GARFIELD)

Airports located in Gettysburg:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gettysburg:

  • Northern State University (about 78 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of Mary (about 125 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 132 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • South Dakota State University (about 164 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 173 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 184 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 187 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)

Public high school in Gettysburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gettysburg:

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Library in Gettysburg:

  • POTTER COUNTY FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $71,106; Location: 106 E COMMERCIAL AVE; 20,976 books; 196 audio materials; 140 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 24 state licensed databases; 13 other licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Gettysburg: Gettysburg Volunteer Fire Department (A), Gettysburg City Hall (B), Potter County Free Public Library (C), Potter County Courthouse (D), Gettysburg Ambulance Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Dakota Sunset Museum (205 East Commercial Avenue).

Hotels: Super 8 Gettysburg SD (719 E Highway 212), South Whitlock Resort (29500 USHighway 212 Lot 233), Trail Motel (211 E Garfield Ave).

Potter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gettysburg and their reported violations in the past:

GETTYSBURG (Population served: 1,162, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2011)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.3%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.1%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000

Gettysburg, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Gettysburg compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Gettysburg (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Gettysburg Branch at 104 North Exene Street, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Great Western Bank: Gettysburg Branch at 111 N. East Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
South Dakota average:

10.0

Gettysburg travel time to work - commute Gettysburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gettysburg city (based on Potter County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,2452
Evangelical Protestant5126
Mainline Protestant3953
Other351
None142-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Potter County:

13.74 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Potter County:

18.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

13.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Potter County:

27.0%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$5,006$30,0360$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,790$34,7400$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,644$43,7280$0
Sewerage 1$2,324$27,8880$0
Water Supply 1$2,806$33,6720$0
Totals for Government 7$19,570$33,5490$0

Gettysburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $323,000 ($268.94)
    General - Other: $204,000 ($169.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $130,000 ($108.24)
    Regular Highways: $114,000 ($94.92)
    Financial Administration: $98,000 ($81.60)
    Police Protection: $83,000 ($69.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000 ($46.63)
    Health Services - Other: $30,000 ($24.98)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($24.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($9.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $150,000 ($124.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($14.15)

Gettysburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $180,000 ($149.88)
    Interest Earnings: $63,000 ($52.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $348,000 ($289.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($9.16)
  • Tax - Property: $305,000 ($253.96)
    Total General Sales: $157,000 ($130.72)
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000 ($26.64)

Gettysburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $386,000 ($321.40)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $205,000 ($170.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $155,000 ($129.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $302,000 ($251.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($69.94)
    Other, NEC: $50,000 ($41.63)

Gettysburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $525,000 ($437.14)

4.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
South Dakota average:

7.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


4.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
South Dakota average:

7.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Gettysburg:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gettysburg:

  • K214BH (90.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, SD; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KQSD-FM (91.9 FM; LOWRY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KMLO (100.7 FM; LOWRY, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gettysburg:

  • KQSD-TV (Channel 11; LOWRY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

Gettysburg fatal accident list:

Jun 30, 2000 05:29 AM, Us-212, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gettysburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 45.048861 Lon: -99.968444, Call Sign: WPNY873
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.525 MHz, 452.650 MHz, 452.800 MHz, 452.975 MHz, 456.525 MHz, 457.650 MHz, 457.800 MHz, 457.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2009, Expiration Date: 08/06/2019, Certifier: John W Knight
    Registrant: Western Communications, Inc., 3106 S. Highway 79, Rapid City, SD 57701-4119, Phone: (605) 342-7885, Fax: (605) 348-6664, Email:
  • 2 Mi N Of Hwy 212 In The Ne 1/4 Ne 1/4 Of Sec 14 Twp 118 N Range 76 W (Lat: 45.042194 Lon: -99.960667), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQFD784
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.087 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2005, Expiration Date: 01/18/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2009, Certifier: James L Wheaton
    Registrant: Nextel License Holdings 4, Inc., 2001 Edmund Halley Dr., Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4035

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • State Hwy Shop (Lat: 45.013583 Lon: -99.940667), Call Sign: KCB92, Licensee ID: L00002012
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.895 MHz, 159.255 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2000, Expiration Date: 10/31/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006
    Registrant: State Of South Dakota, 500 E Capitol, Pierre, SD 57501-5070, Phone: (605) 765-9412
  • City Water Tower (Lat: 45.014972 Lon: -99.945389), Call Sign: KEC531
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, 155.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2011, Expiration Date: 01/14/2022
    Registrant: Bit/Src Engineering, 1302 E. Hwy 14, Suite 8, Pierre, SD 57501, Phone: (605) 773-4635, Fax: (605) 773-7979, Email:
  • Section 26 T118n R76w (Lat: 45.012194 Lon: -99.977056), Call Sign: KYL941, Licensee ID: L00001523
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.410 MHz, 153.710 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/2005, Expiration Date: 12/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2011
    Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 E Interstate Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501, Phone: (701) 223-0441
  • 10.4 Km E (Lat: 44.999972 Lon: -99.806500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79 m, Overall height: 81 m, Call Sign: KYS606, Licensee ID: L00001523
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.410 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2002, Expiration Date: 03/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2011, Certifier: David P Schmitz
    Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 E Interstate Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501, Phone: (701) 223-0441, Fax: (701) 224-5322

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • GETTYSBURG, 6.5 Mi E Of (Lat: 45.000000 Lon: -99.806500), Overall height: 81.1 m, Call Sign: WPOR474
    Assigned Frequencies: 6840.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 03/15/2019
    Registrant: East River Electric Power Cooperative, 211 South Harth Avenue, Madison, SD 57042-0227, Phone: (605) 256-4536, Fax: (605) 256-8058, Email:
  • GETTYSBURG, 2 Mi N Of (Lat: 45.050806 Lon: -99.958444), Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: KAU58, Licensee ID: L00008317
    Assigned Frequencies: 4090.00 MHz, 4150.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 4170.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 6093.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/17/1992, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 10/05/1999
    Registrant: U S West Communications Inc, 700 West Mineral Ave Rm Co G1.24, Littleton, CO 80120
  • Gettysburg, 6.5 Miles East (Lat: 44.999417 Lon: -99.806500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79 m, Overall height: 81 m, Call Sign: WBD224
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2010, Expiration Date: 06/30/2020
    Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 East Interstate Ave, Bismarck, ND 58503, Phone: (701) 557-5672, Fax: (701) 557-5322, Email:
  • STATION, 1.9 Mi N Of (Lat: 45.042472 Lon: -99.959556), Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: WIA864
    Assigned Frequencies: 1945.00 MHz, 1975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/1998, Expiration Date: 06/23/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2002
    Registrant: Phone: (605) 256-4536

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1.65 Miles North Of Us Hwy 212 1 Mile West Of County Road 15 (Lat: 45.042194 Lon: -99.960667), Call Sign: KNKM312, Licensee ID: L00002622
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.060 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Pierre Radio Paging & Telephone Inc., 1520 N. Garfield, Box 99, Pierre, SD 57501, Phone: (605) 244-2848

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Whitlock Bay Lake Oahe 15 Mi W (Lat: 45.051361 Lon: -100.268472), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KIL748, Licensee ID: L00108708
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 06/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2004
    Registrant: Dan Cronin, Box 151, Gettysburg, SD 57442
  • Hcr 3 Box 76 (Lat: 45.006917 Lon: -100.246250), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WHD629
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/1994, Expiration Date: 08/04/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Harer, Randy:harer, Pat, Hcr 3 Box 76, Gettysburg, SD 57442

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC0DSB, Licensee ID: L01379724
    Grant Date: 03/14/2008, Expiration Date: 06/12/2018, Certifier: Bruce W Schreiber
    Registrant: Bruce W Schreiber, 17209 301st Ave, Gettysburg, SD 57442-9303
  • Call Sign: W0JR, Licensee ID: L00614419
    Grant Date: 01/08/1997, Expiration Date: 01/08/2007, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2006
    Registrant: Jesse Rausch, 17181 302 Ave, Gettysburg, SD 57442
  • Call Sign: WA0WAS, Licensee ID: L01429441
    Grant Date: 09/09/2008, Expiration Date: 10/23/2018
    Registrant: Gene A Horn Mr, 905 E Logan Ave, Gettysburg, SD 57442-1627
  • Call Sign: KD0GEC, Licensee ID: L01458453
    Grant Date: 01/13/2009, Expiration Date: 01/13/2019, Certifier: Kelly A Lockwood
    Registrant: Kelly A Lockwood, 513 Holly Dr, Gettysburg, SD 57442
  • Call Sign: KD0GEE, Licensee ID: L01458220
    Grant Date: 01/13/2009, Expiration Date: 01/13/2019, Certifier: Angela S Freidel
    Registrant: Angela S Freidel, 513 Holly Dr, Gettysburg, SD 57442


FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gettysburg)
Most common first names in Gettysburg, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2780.4 years
William2380.7 years
Mary1485.9 years
Anna1386.7 years
Dorothy1183.0 years
James1175.1 years
Elmer1175.2 years
Edward1178.0 years
Arthur1079.4 years
Helen1085.6 years
Most common last names in Gettysburg, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1676.8 years
Hansen1277.0 years
Westphal1283.3 years
Kilian1080.1 years
Anderson1083.1 years
Hall982.6 years
Worth978.2 years
Vonwald982.3 years
Griese890.6 years
Johnson880.1 years

Businesses in Gettysburg, SD

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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