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Series Archive: "Uniquely South Dakota"
PIERRE, S.D. – Shannon County, located along the state’s southern border, has the highest Native American population of any county in the United States. Kyle, Pine Ridge and Wounded Knee are some of the communities you’ll find here.
PIERRE, S.D. – Sanborn County, located in south central South Dakota, is home to the communities of Artesian, Forestburg, Letcher and Woonsocket.
PIERRE, S.D. – Roberts County, situated in the northeast corner of South Dakota, is home to a handful of small communities, including New Effington, Rosholt, Sisseton and Wilmot, as well as the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe. The county was named for S.G. Roberts of Fargo, North Dakota.
PIERRE, S.D. – Potter County, located in the north-central portion of South Dakota, is home to the communities of Gettysburg, Hoven, Lebanon and Tolstoy. Created in 1875 as Ashmore County, the name was later changed to Potter in 1877 to honor Dr. Joel A.
PIERRE, S.D. – Situated along South Dakota’s northern border, Perkins County is home to the towns of Bison, Lemmon, Lodgepole, Meadow, Prairie City and Shadehill. Explore its sprawling landscape of creeks, rivers and prairies.
PIERRE, S.D. – Pennington County is home to South Dakota’s second-largest city, Rapid City, and some of the great treasures of South Dakota. This western county forms the central portion of the Black Hills.
PIERRE, S.D. – Explore one of South Dakota’s easternmost counties, home to Colman, Egan, Flandreau, Lone Tree, Trent and Ward. Moody County was named in honor of Gideon Curtis Moody, who was the first U.S. Senator from South Dakota.
PIERRE, S.D. – Minnehaha County is South Dakota’s largest county in terms of population. This locale is home to South Dakota’s largest city, Sioux Falls, and a wide array of unique attractions.
PIERRE, S.D. – Miner County, nestled in eastern South Dakota, is rich in history and offers visitors small town charm. Here you can explore the communities of Canova, Carthage, Fedora and Howard.
PIERRE, S.D. - Located in south-central South Dakota, Mellette County is largely dependent upon the land for both economic and recreational activities. Within its boundaries are the towns of Cedar Butte, Mosher, Norris, White River and Wood.