The state animal is the coyote, a natural predator of small game and rodents. The adaptable coyote hunts the open prairies and fields over the entire state, but occurs in greatest numbers along the Missouri River, its tributaries and in the Black Hills.
There are no towns in South Dakota that begin with the letter X. If you need the letter X for South Dakota, Xavier Street is the name of a street in Belle Fourche, South Dakota.
Watertown is a city located in Codington County, South Dakota.
There is no NFL football team located in South Dakota.
When they don't have a "local" team to root for, NFL fans usually follow whatever team is closest. Geographically, the NFL teams closest to South Dakota are the Minnesota Vikings and the Denver Broncos.
Google Maps estimates the driviing time as 15 hours and 32 minutes.
In area, Perkins County is the second largest county in South Dakota with a total area of 2,891 square miles.
In population, Pennington County is the second largest county in South Dakota with a total population of 100,948 (2010 Census).
There are four distinct seasons in South Dakota: Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring.
It is known in history as the Battle of Wounded Knee or the Wouded Knee Massacre or the Chief Bigfoot Massacre and it happened at Wounded Knee Creek, 11 miles west of present day Batesland, South Dakota.
Crazy Horse, Joe Foss and Bud Day.
The Black Hills are in western South Dakota.
A direct, non-stop flight from Denver, Colorado to Rapid City, South Dakota is 1 hour and 14 minutes.
South Carolina has 3 major regions which are * Upper state * Midlands * Lower state These regions are also broken up into more detailed regions: * Upstate * Midlands * Lowcountry * Pee Dee * Grand Strand * Old 96 District
South Dakota is farther north than New Mexico.
The Mandan, Sioux, Chippewa, Hidatsa and Arikara were tribes that lived in North Dakota.
The phone number of the 1881 Courthouse Museum is: 605-673-2443.
The closest Amtrak Station to Sioux Falls would be St. Cloud, MN, at a distance of 222 miles.
The next closest would be either Fargo, North Dakota at 245 miles or Staples, Minnesota at 250 miles.
Midway Station in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota) is 273 miles from Sioux Falls.
Based on travel time, Fargo would be the fastest as travel is along I-29 all the way between the two cities.
Vermillion, South Dakota is clear down and "right" in the southeast corner of South Dakota. It's just northwest of Sioux City. Need a link to a map? You got it.
It is in southwestern South Dakota, 22.5 miles northeast of Mount Rushmore and 41.7 miles southeast of Deadwood.
Construction began in 1948 and no completion date has been scheduled. Another generation will be involved and several more decades will pass before the task is finished.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is located in the US state of South Dakota.
The Lakota call the Black Hills of South Dakota, "Paha Sapa" in Lakota, meaning "hills that are black", because their pine-covered slopes look as dark as shadows from afar.
The Black Hills National Forest is made-up of 1.2 million acres of meadows and tree covered mountains. The forest has 34 trails with more than 450 miles for hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and backpacking. Deer, elk, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, and mountain goats roam freely throughout the forest.
Harney Peak is in the Black Hills. You can hike to the top of Harney Peak. It is the highest point east of the Rockies in the United States at 7,242 feet.
George Armstong Custer's Black Hills Expedition found gold in the Black Hills in 1874.
It is 1,300 miles according to Google Maps.
The everglades in Florida are closer to sea level than the badlands in South Dakota. The lowest point of elevation in Badlands National Park is 2,365 feet above sea level. The park's highest point is 3,340 feet above sea level. The elevation in the everglades varies from 0 to 20 feet above sea level.
The distance in a straight line to the nearest part of South Dakota from Winnipeg is approximately 274 miles. In a straight line it is approx 439 to Sioux Falls and 493 to Rapid City. These are straight line distances, not driving distances.