Area Code 605 - Information about South Dakota

South Dakota is a state located in the southeastern part of the United States. The state is bordered by Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin to the north and east. Other than these three states, the state borders the Canadian province of Manitoba to the south and north.

South Dakota

The state's name was derived from a Latin word, prairie. This word is derived from the Latin word present, which means "from a prairie." In South Dakota, the land known as prairie has been altered due to a number of factors such as human use and environmental changes.

Typical demographics in South Dakota include a large population of rural homes with an average income above the national average. As well, the state also features an active recreational use population that includes those who are members of hunting and fishing clubs. Rural communities and low population density are also factors that contribute to the high population of residents.

The state of South Dakota is divided into four counties: McDowell, Richland, Dakota and Rapid City. These counties are collectively referred to as McDowell County, which includes the cities of Aberdeen and Pierre. Aberdeen is the largest city in the state. Pierre is a small community located in the northwestern corner of the state.

While Pierre is located in the state's northernmost portion, Aberdeen is located in the southwestern portion of the state. Aberdeen is the location where President Abraham Lincoln was born and where he became known as the "Great Emancipator." Aberdeen is one of the largest cities in the state. The city is a medium size city with a population of about 26,000.

The largest city in the state is Rapid City, which is about eighty miles southwest of Pierre. The city of Rapid City is known for its development of a railroad. Today, the city is famous for its ski resorts. It is also home to the Rapid City population center, a recreation center and a baseball park.

Pierre is one of the areas in the state that were affected by railroad construction. The railroad connected Pierre to Aberdeen and to the city of Pierre, which is located about fifty miles away. The place of Pierre is about forty miles from Aberdeen and a little over sixty miles from Pierre. The Aberdeen-Pierre area is known for its annual events such as the X Games, the Harp, the Columbia River Valley Rugby Football League and the Fargo Pride Festival.

The city of Rapid City is known for its community activities such as the FFFF Roller Derby League. The town has a population of nearly fifty thousand. Most of the population is made up of residents of Aberdeen and Pierre.