South Dakota USA

US State of South Dakota

South Dakota is a Midwestern state in the United States in the N central United States.

Where is South Dakota?

South Dakota is bordered by North Dakota (N), Minnesota and Iowa (E), Nebraska (S), Wyoming and Montana (W).

South Dakota is named after the Lakota (Sioux) American Indian tribe.

South Dakota was admitted to the Union on November 2, 1889. North Dakota was admitted on the same day.

The US postal abbreviation of South Dakota is SD .

It is one of the six states of the Frontier Strip.

South Dakota Population

Population of South Dakota is 814,180 according to 2010 census.

Pierre is the South Dakota state capital; the largest cities are Sioux Falls and Rapid City .

South Dakota Time

The Eastern part of South Dakota (including Pierre , the State capital)  is in the Central Time Zone in the United States.  Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6).  The Western part of South Dakota is in the Mountain Time Zone in the United States. Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-7).

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Towns and Cities in South Dakota

Aberdeen | Belle Fourche | Beresford | Brookings | Canton | Carthage | Clark | Custer | Deadwood | Dell Rapids | Delmont | Edgemont | Emery | Faith, South Dakota | Flandreau | Fort Pierre | Hot Springs | Howard | Huron | Keystone | Lake Preston | Lead, South Dakota | Madison | Mitchell | Mobridge | Murdo | North Sioux City | Onida | Parkston | Pierre | Pierre | Rapid City | Salem | Sioux Falls | Spearfish | Springfield | Sturgis | Tulare | Vermillion | Wagner, South Dakota | Wall | Watertown | Webster | Wessington Springs | Woonsocket | Yankton

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Aberdeen, South Dakota
Pierre, South Dakota
Rapid City, South Dakota
Sioux Falls, South Dakota