Category: South Dakota

  • 20 Interesting Facts About Rapid City

    20 Interesting Facts About Rapid City

    Facts About Rapid City Rapid City is the second largest city in South Dakota, after Sioux Falls, with an estimated population of 76,184, as of 2021. Rapid City was founded in 1876 during the Black Hills Gold Rush. Rapid City has a history of quirky roadside attractions, including a 50-foot-tall statue of a lumberjack, a…

  • Rapid City, South Dakota

    Rapid City, South Dakota

    Rapid City, South Dakota A city in western South Dakota, Rapid City is situated in the Black Hills foothills. As of the 2020 census, it had a population of about 77,000, making it the second-largest city in the state. The outdoor recreation options in Rapid City, which include skiing, hiking, biking, and camping, are well-known.…

  • Watertown, South Dakota

    Watertown, South Dakota

    Watertown, South Dakota Watertown is a city in the northeastern United States of South Dakota. It has a population of about 22,000 people and serves as the county seat of Codington County. The city is known for its scenic beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities, such as fishing, hunting, boating, and camping, and is located along…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Watertown, South Dakota

    10 Interesting Facts About Watertown, South Dakota

    Facts About Watertown Watertown was founded in 1879 as a rail terminus when the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad reactivated part of a line it had constructed to Lake Kampeska. Watertown has a total area of 25.04 square miles, of which, 17.45 square miles is land and 7.59 square miles is water. The city was named…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Aberdeen, South Dakota

    10 Interesting Facts About Aberdeen, South Dakota

    Facts About Aberdeen Aberdeen was founded in 1881 and named after Aberdeen, Scotland. Aberdeen has a total area of 15.60 square miles of which 15.50 square miles is land and 0.10 square miles is water. Aberdeen was a major transportation hub in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with several railroads and highways passing…

  • Aberdeen, South Dakota

    Aberdeen, South Dakota

    Aberdeen, South Dakota Aberdeen is a city located in northeastern South Dakota, United States. It is the third most populous city in the state, with a population of around 28,000 people. The city is known for its historic downtown, parks and recreational activities, and a variety of cultural and educational institutions. The economy of Aberdeen…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Brookings, South Dakota

    10 Interesting Facts About Brookings, South Dakota

    Facts About Brookings Brookings was founded in 1879 and named after Wilmot Brookings, a prominent businessman and politician of the time. Brookings is also home to the South Dakota Art Museum, which features works by regional and national artists. The city has a rich history with many historical places, such as the Medary House, the…

  • Brookings, South Dakota

    Brookings, South Dakota

    Brookings, South Dakota Brookings is a city in the state of South Dakota, United States. It is the fourth largest city in the state and the county seat of Brookings County. The city is home to South Dakota State University, the state’s largest university. Brookings is known for its strong economy, excellent schools, and community…

  • 10 Interesting Facts About Sioux Falls

    10 Interesting Facts About Sioux Falls

    Facts About Sioux Falls The city was founded in 1856 and is named after the falls of the Big Sioux River. The history of Sioux Falls revolves around the cascades of the Big Sioux River. Sioux Falls has an area of 73.47 square miles, of which 72.96 square miles is land and 0.51 square miles…