Lake Poinsett (CDP), South Dakota facts for kids
|Lake Poinsett, South Dakota|
|• Total||17.8 sq mi (46.0 km2)|
|• Land||5.2 sq mi (13.5 km2)|
|• Water||12.5 sq mi (32.5 km2)|
|Elevation||1,649 ft (503 m)|
|• Density||95/sq mi (36.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1257162|
The Lake Poinsett CDP comprises the lake of the same name and its shoreside communities in Hamlin and Brookings counties. U.S. Route 81 passes through the CDP along the western shore of the lake and leads north 24 miles (39 km) to Watertown and south 13 miles (21 km) to Arlington.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Lake Poinsett CDP has a total area of 17.8 square miles (46.0 km2), of which 5.2 square miles (13.5 km2) is land and 12.5 square miles (32.5 km2), or 70.67%, is water.
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