Free Buffalo County, South Dakota Topo Maps & Elevations

Free printable Buffalo County, SD topographic maps, GPS coordinates, photos, & more for popular landmarks in Buffalo County including Fort Thompson.

County Borders


Buffalo County, South Dakota covers an area of approximately 481 square miles with a geographic center of 44.09122012°(N), -99.23209381°(W).

These are the far north, south, east, and west coordinates of Buffalo County, South Dakota, comprising a rectangle that encapsulates it. Please note that not all coordinates inside this rectangle will fall inside of Buffalo County, South Dakota, as it (most likely) doesn't fill up the entire rectangle.

North: 44.19823074°(N)
South: 43.93348694°(N)
East: -98.92566681°(W)
West: -99.57350159°(W)


According to data gathered by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. The lowest elevation in Buffalo County is 362 meters (1,188 feet). This ranks Buffalo County 22nd in terms of lowest elevations when compared to a total of 66 counties in South Dakota.

Buffalo County's highest elevation is 627 meters (2,057 feet) which ranks it 30th in terms of highest elevations when compared to a total of 66 counties in South Dakota.

US Topo Maps covering Buffalo County, SD

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Buffalo County is covered by the following US Topo Map quadrants.

Bedashosha Lake PDF Order Print
Big Bend Dam PDF Order Print
Big Bend Dam NE PDF Order Print
Big Bend Dam SE PDF Order Print
Dry Run PDF Order Print
Duncan Church PDF Order Print
Gannvalley PDF Order Print
Lower Brule PDF Order Print
Lower Brule NE PDF Order Print
Lyonville PDF Order Print
Mittelstedt Slough PDF Order Print
North of Shelby PDF Order Print
Prairie Center School PDF Order Print
Pukwana NE PDF Order Print
Shelby PDF Order Print
Stephan PDF Order Print

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