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South Dakota

South Dakota Facts

  • Capital City: Pierre (pop.) 14,032 (2008 est.)
  • South Dakota Population: 833,354 (2012 est) (46th)
  • South Dakota Population: (per square mile)
  • U.S. State Populations: (all states)
  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)

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  • South Dakota Quarter: The fifth and final quarter released in 2006 honors South Dakota, and is the 40th in the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.

    South Dakota was admitted into the Union on November 2, 1889, becoming our Nation's 40th State. Nicknamed the "Mount Rushmore State," South Dakota's quarter features an image of the State bird, a Chinese ring-necked pheasant in flight over a depiction of the Mount Rushmore National Monument, featuring the faces of four American Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. The design is bordered by heads of wheat.

    The coin bears the inscriptions "South Dakota," and "1889". Additional details

    South Dakota Quarter

  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English, others
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Aberdeen, Watertown, Brookings, Mitchell
  • Name: The origin of the name South Dakota is based on its southern location in the original Dakota Territory and the Sioux Indian word Dakota meaning "friend".
  • Statehood: November 2, 1889 (40th state)
  • Symbols

South Dakota Photographs

State capitol building, Peirre, South Dakota Dk4hb at en.wikipedia.org

South Dakota Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Plankinton Aurora 605
Huron Beadle 605
Martin Bennett 605
Springfield Bon Homme 605
Brookings Brookings 605
Aberdeen Brown 605
Chamberlain Brule 605
Fort Thompson Buffalo 605
Belle Fourche Butte 605
Herreid Campbell 605
Wagner Charles Mix 605
Clark Clark 605
Vermillion Clay 605
Watertown Codington 605
McLaughlin Corson 605
Custer Custer 605
Mitchell Davison 605
Webster Day 605
Clear Lake Deuel 605
Eagle Butte Dewey 605
Corsica Douglas 605
Ipswich Edmunds 605
Hot Springs Fall River 605
Faulkton Faulk 605
Milbank Grant 605
Gregory Gregory 605
Philip Haakon 605
Castlewood Hamlin 605
Miller Hand 605
Alexandria Hanson 605
Buffalo Harding 605
Pierre Hughes 605
Parkston Hutchinson 605
Highmore Hyde 605
Wanblee Jackson 605
Wessington Springs Jerauld 605
Murdo Jones 605
Arlington Kingsbury 605
Madison Lake 605
Spearfish Lawrence 605
Sioux Falls Lincoln 605
Lower Brule Lyman 605
Britton Marshall 605
Salem McCook 605
Eureka McPherson 605
Sturgis Meade 605
White River Mellette 605
Howard Miner 605
Sioux Falls Minnehaha 605
Flandreau Moody 605
Rapid City Pennington 605
Lemmon Perkins 605
Gettysburg Potter 605
Sisseton Roberts 605
Woonsocket Sanborn 605
Pine Ridge Shannon 605
Redfield Spink 605
Fort Pierre Stanley 605
Onida Sully 605
Mission Todd 605
Winner Tripp 605
Parker Turner 605
North Sioux City Union 605
Mobridge Walworth 605
Yankton Yankton 605
Dupree Ziebach 605
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.